Lahore: Pakistan has reported 8 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 284,121. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,082.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), within 24 hours, 634 people were tested positive for COVID-19.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 123,546 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,360 in Punjab, 34,635 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,241 in Islamabad, 11,884 in Balochistan, 2,134 in Azad Kashmir and 2,321 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,262 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,169 in Punjab, 1,230 in KP, 137 in Balochistan, 171 in Islamabad, 55 in GB and 58 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,127,089 coronavirus tests and 23,390 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 260,248 coronavirus patients, of which 791 are in critical condition.