Lahore: Pakistan has on Saturday reported only one death by novel coronavirus during the last 24 hours as the pandemic is losing intensity in the country. The number of positive cases has surged to 295,372. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,284.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 319 people were tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 129,179 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 96,699 in Punjab, 35,971 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12,804 in Balochistan, 15,597 in Islamabad, 2,832 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 2,290 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,395 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,195 in Punjab, 1,250 in KP, 141 in Balochistan, 175 in Islamabad, 67 in GB and 61 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,581,695 coronavirus tests and 22,434 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 280,340 coronavirus patients, while 642 patients are in critical condition.