Lahore: Pakistan reported 22 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,510,986. The national death toll had jumped to 30,218 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 765 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 13,504 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,073 in Sindh, 6,274 in KP, 1,014 in Islamabad, 788 in Azad Kashmir, 375 in Balochistan and 190 in GB.
Furthermore 568,635 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 501,758 in Punjab, 216,273 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 134,442 in Islamabad, 43,014 in Azad Kashmir, 35,352 in Balochistan and 11,512 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 26,498,814 coronavirus tests so far, 34,296 in the past 24 hours. 1,445,245 patients have recovered in the country, while 981 are in critical condition.