Lahore: Pakistan has confirmed 32 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 269,191. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,709.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,763 people were 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 115,213 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 91,129 in Punjab, 32,753 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,517 in Balochistan, 14,722 in Islamabad 1,896 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,961 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,100 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,060 in Sindh, 1,158 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 162 in Islamabad, 45 in GB and 48 in Azad Kashmir.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,799,290 coronavirus tests and 22,408 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 213,175 coronavirus patients, while 1,382 patients are in critical condition.