Lahore: Pakistan reported 10 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,333,521. The national death toll jumped to 29,029 on Tuesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 5,034 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 13,091 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,703 in Sindh 5,963 in KP, 969 in Islamabad, 749 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan, and 187 in GB.
Furthermore 505,930 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 454,372 in Punjab 182,419 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 111,855 in Islamabad, 34,770 in Azad Kashmir 33,729 in Balochistan and 10,446 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 24,239,761 coronavirus tests so far, 53,253 in the past 24 hours. 1,264,611 patients have recovered in the country, while 827 are in critical condition.