Lahore: Pakistan reported 43 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,503,873. The national death toll had jumped to 30,096 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,232 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.
So far, 13,471 people have died from the epidemic in Punjab, 8,045 in Sindh, 6,226 in KP, 1,007 in Islamabad, 784 in Azad Kashmir, 374 in Balochistan and 189 in GB people.
Furthermore 565,319 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 499,768 in Punjab, 215,337 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 133,988 in Islamabad, 42,754 in Azad Kashmir, 35,294 in Balochistan and 11,413 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 26,216,305 coronavirus tests so far, 41,744 in the past 24 hours. 1,409,515 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,230 are in critical condition.