Lahore: Pakistan has confirmed 31 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 265,083. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,599
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,587 people tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 113,007 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 90,191 in Punjab, 32,086 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,436 in Balochistan, 14,599 in Islamabad 1,849 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,915 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,083 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 1,993 in Sindh, 1,142 in KP, 132 in Balochistan, 159 in Islamabad, 43 in GB and 47 in Azad Kashmir.
Testing and recovery
To date, Pakistan has conducted 1,740,768 coronavirus tests and 19,108 tests in the last 24 hours. The country has recovered 205,929 coronavirus patients, while 1,552 patients are in critical condition.