Lahore: Pakistan reported 47 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,474,075. The national death toll had jumped to 29,648 on Thursday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 3,914 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 13,298 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,954 in Sindh 6,082 in KP, 990 in Islamabad, 765 in Azad Kashmir, 370 in Balochistan, and 189 in GB.
Furthermore 554,990 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 492,489 in Punjab 206,879 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 132,400 in Islamabad, 41,342 in Azad Kashmir 34,957 in Balochistan and 11,018 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 25,581,680 coronavirus tests so far, 54,638 in the past 24 hours. 1,359,757 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,716 are in critical condition.