Lahore: Pakistan reported 12 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,360,019. The national death toll had jumped to 29,077 on Saturday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 6,540 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 13,100 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,730 in Sindh 5,969 in KP, 975 in Islamabad, 749 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan, and 187 in GB.
Furthermore 520,415 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 460,335 in Punjab 183,865 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 115,939 in Islamabad, 35,130 in Azad Kashmir 33,855 in Balochistan and 10,480 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 24,474,618 coronavirus tests so far, 58,902 in the past 24 hours. 1,267,598 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,055 are in critical condition.