LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 8 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 280,029. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 5,984.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 330 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 121,486 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 93,197 in Punjab, 34,223 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,076 in Islamabad, 11,774 in Balochistan, 2,093 in Azad Kashmir and 2,180 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,148 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,224 in Sindh, 1,202 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 165 in Islamabad, 55 in GB and 54 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,021,196 coronavirus tests and 11,026 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 248,873 coronavirus patients, while 1,038 patients are in critical condition.