Lahore: Pakistan reported 30 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,459,773. The national death toll jumped to 29,478 on Sunday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,874 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 13,242 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,891 in Sindh 6,041 in KP, 986 in Islamabad, 761 in Azad Kashmir, 368 in Balochistan, and 189 in GB.
Furthermore 551,399 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 488,603 in Punjab 202,190 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 131,337 in Islamabad, 40,568 in Azad Kashmir 34,785 in Balochistan and 10,891 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 25,378,187 coronavirus tests so far, 56,051 in the past 24 hours. 1,339,498 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,681 are in critical condition.