LAHORE: Pakistan has confirmed 118 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 209,337. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 4,304.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), within 24 hours, 2846 people were tested positive for COVID-19.
In terms of cases, Sindh has become the worst-hit province in the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balluchi.
Till now 81,985 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 75,501 in Punjab, 26,115 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,426 in Balochistan, 12,775 in Islamabad, 1,470 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,065 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore, 1,727 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 1,343 in Sindh, 935 in KP, 119 in Balochistan, 128 in Islamabad, 24 in GB and 28 in Azad Kashmir.
The quarantine centers of 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.
Testing and recovery
Pakistan has conducted 1,283,092 coronavirus tests and 20,930 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 98,503 coronavirus patients, while 2,689 patients are in critical condition.