Lahore: Pakistan has reported 75 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours due to a surge of positive cases to 911,302. The death toll across the country jumped to 20,540 on Thursday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), in the past 24 hours, 2,726 people have tested positive for COVID-19.
In terms of the number of deaths and the number of cases, Punjab is still the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 9,899 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,966 in Sindh, 4,009 in KP, 751 in Islamabad, 535 in Azad Kashmir, 273 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.
Furthermore 337,073 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 313,059 in Sindh, 131,027 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 80,779 in Islamabad, 24,823 in Balochistan, 19,008 in Azad Kashmir and 5,533 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 13,006,326 coronavirus tests and 62,706 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 831,744 patients, compared with 4,109 patients in critical conditions.