Lahore: Pakistan has reported 65 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours due to a surge in positive cases to 543,214. On Saturday, the death toll across the country jumped to 11,623.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2179 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 245,663 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 156,928 in Punjab 66,679 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 41,255 in Islamabad, 18,809 in Balochistan, 8,972 in Azad Kashmir and 4,908 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,716 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,986 in Sindh, 1,890 in KP, 475 in Islamabad, 259 in Azad Kashmir, 195 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,889,741 coronavirus tests and 41,435 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 498,152 coronavirus patients, while 2,111 patients are in critical condition.