Lahore: Pakistan has reported 87 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 454,673. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 9,250 on Saturday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 3,179 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. The number of casualties in Punjab has exceeded that in Sindh.
Till now 202,983 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 130,706 in Punjab 54,448 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 35,905 in Islamabad, 17,880 in Balochistan, 7,937 in Azad Kashmir and 4,814 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 3,558 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,302 in Sindh, 1,521 in KP, 388 in Islamabad, 203 in Azad Kashmir, 179 in Balochistan, and 99 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 6,264,135 coronavirus tests and 48,075 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 404,501 coronavirus patients, while 2,486 patients are in critical condition.