Lahore: Pakistan confirmed 57 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,317 and positive cases surged to 64,028.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), within 24 hours, 2636 people were tested positive for COVID-19.
Sindh remains the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 25,309 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 22,964 in Punjab, 8,842 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3,928 in Balochistan, 2,100 in Islamabad, 658 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 227 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore, 432 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in KP, 410 in Punjab, 396 in Sindh, 43 in Balochistan, 22 in Islamabad and 9 in GB.
The quarantine centers of 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.
Testing and recovery
Pakistan has so far conducted 520,017 coronavirus tests and 11,931 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 22,305 coronavirus patients, but many patients are in critical condition.