Lahore: Pakistan reported five more deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as confirmed positive cases surged to 1,509,360. The national death toll jumped to 30,178 on Monday.
According to the latest data released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 856 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 13,498 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,067 in Sindh, 6,248 in KP, 1,013 in Islamabad, 787 in Azad Kashmir, 375 in Balochistan and 190 in GB.
Furthermore 567,761 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 501,370 in Punjab, 216,119 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 134,336 in Islamabad, 42,968 in Azad Kashmir, 35,326 in Balochistan and 11,480 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 26,426,952 coronavirus tests so far, 33,357 in the past 24 hours. 1,443,284 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,052 are in critical condition.