Lahore: Pakistan reported 49 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as positive cases surged to 1,491,423. The national death toll had jumped to 29,877 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2,465 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 13,390 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,000 in Sindh 6,153 in KP, 1,001 in Islamabad, 773 in Azad Kashmir, 371 in Balochistan, and 189 in GB.
Furthermore 560,670 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 496,724 in Punjab 212,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 133,388 in Islamabad, 42,180 in Azad Kashmir 35,133 in Balochistan and 11,250 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 25,896,758 coronavirus tests so far, 49,553 in the past 24 hours. 1,388,517 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,534 are in critical condition.