Lahore: Pakistan has reported 12 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 294,193. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,267.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 482 people have been tested 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 Balochistan.
Till now 128,676 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 96,466 in Punjab, 35,831 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12,664 in Balochistan, 15,546 in Islamabad, 2,745 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 2,265 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,384 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,193 in Punjab, 1,248 in KP, 141 in Balochistan, 175 in Islamabad, 65 in GB and 61 in Azad Kashmir.
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Pakistan has so far conducted 2,512,337 coronavirus tests and 24,593 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 278,939 coronavirus patients, while 669 are in critical condition.