LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 6 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 289,215. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,175.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 488 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 126,182 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 95,447 in Punjab, 35,215 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,390 in Islamabad, 12,295 in Balochistan, 2,184 in Azad Kashmir and 2,502 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,322 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,182 in Punjab, 1,239 in KP, 138 in Balochistan, 173 in Islamabad, 60 in GB and 61 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,299,601 coronavirus tests and 22,448 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 269,087 coronavirus patients, while 771 patients are in critical condition.