Lahore: Pakistan has reported 5 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 298,025. The total number of deaths nationwide has jumped to 6,340.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 513 people have been tested for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of individual cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 130,253 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 97,118 in Punjab, 36,498 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,726 in Islamabad, 13,157 in Balochistan, 2,313 in Azad Kashmir and 2,960 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,422 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,208 in Punjab, 1,255 in KP, 144 in Balochistan, 175 in Islamabad, 71 in GB and 65 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,732,325 coronavirus tests and 24,857 in last 24 hours. 282,553 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 535 patients are in critical condition.