Lahore: Pakistan has reported 56 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has surged to 549.032. On Wednesday, the death toll nationwide jumped to 11,802.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,384 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of individual cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 248,270 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 158,793 in Punjab 67,589 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 41,561 in Islamabad, 18,836 in Balochistan, 9,073 in Azad Kashmir and 4,910 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,806 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,033 in Sindh, 1,923 in KP, 475 in Islamabad, 267 in Azad Kashmir, 196 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 8,041,254 coronavirus tests and 35,460 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 504,046 coronavirus patients, while 2,016 patients are in critical condition.