Lahore: Pakistan reported 14 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,507,657. The national death toll had jumped to 30,153 on Saturday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,207 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 13,493 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,062 in Sindh, 6,237 in KP, 1,009 in Islamabad, 787 in Azad Kashmir, 375 in Balochistan and 190 in GB.
Furthermore 567,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 500,789 in Punjab, 215,936 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 134,240 in Islamabad, 42,909 in Azad Kashmir, 35,322 in Balochistan and 11,461 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 26,353,468 coronavirus tests so far, 53,625 in the past 24 hours. 1,440,292 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,117 are in critical condition.