Lahore: Pakistan reported 29 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,436,413. The national death toll had jumped to 29,330 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 6,047 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 13,185 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,840 in Sindh 6,009 in KP, 982 in Islamabad, 758 in Azad Kashmir, 368 in Balochistan, and 188 in GB.
Furthermore 544,722 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 482,316 in Punjab 196,328 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 129,004 in Islamabad, 38,805 in Azad Kashmir 34,501 in Balochistan and 10,737 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 25,134,775 coronavirus tests so far, 61,190 in the past 24 hours. 1,304,980 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,559 are in critical condition.