LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 14 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 283,487. The total number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,068.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 842 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 Islamabad.
Till now 123,246 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,223 in Punjab, 34,539 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,214 in Islamabad, 11,835 in Balochistan, 2,129 in Azad Kashmir and 2,301 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,259 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2166 in Punjab, 1,222 in KP, 137 in Balochistan, 171 in Islamabad, 55 in GB and 58 in Azad Kashmir.
Test and restore
So far, Pakistan has conducted 2,103,699 coronavirus tests, and 24,366 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours. The country has recovered 259,604 coronavirus patients, while 801 patients are in critical condition.