Pakistan has reported 9 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 299,659. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,359.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 426 people were tested positive 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 130,969 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 97,389 in Punjab, 36,711 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,780 in Islamabad, 13,402 in Balochistan, 2,340 in Azad Kashmir and 3,068 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,430 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,213 in Punjab, 1,256 in KP, 145 in Balochistan, 177 in Islamabad, 73 in GB and 65 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,825,040 coronavirus tests and 22,830 in last 24 hours. 286,506 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 544 patients are in critical condition.