Lahore: Pakistan confirmed 46 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 985 and positive cases surged to 45,898.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,932 people were tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
To date, in Punjab, 17947 in Sindh, 6554 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2885 in Baluchistan, 1138 in Islamabad, 556 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 133 in Azad Kashmir 16,685 cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed.
The quarantine centers of 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.
Pakistan has so far conducted 414,254 coronavirus tests and 13,962 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 13,101 coronavirus patients, but many patients are in critical condition.