LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 7 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,283,475. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,697 on Friday.
According to the latest data released by the National Order and Operation Center (NCOC), 252 people have positive for COVID-19 within the last 24 hours.
Punjab is still the worst province in death, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
474,818 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 442,804 in Punjab, 179,855 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 107,580 in Islamabad, 34,540 in Azad Kashmir, 33,467 in Balochistan and 10,411 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
So far, Pakistan has currently carried out 21,832,091 cyclic virus tests and 35,176 times in the past 24 hours. 1,241,289 patients recovered in the country, while 958 patients were in critical circumstances.