LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 9 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 288,047. The cumulative number of deaths across the country jumped to 6,162.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 747 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.
In terms of cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 125,632 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 95,203 in Punjab, 35,091 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,346 in Islamabad, 12,144 in Balochistan, 2,179 in Azad Kashmir and 2,452 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,313 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,180 in Punjab, 1,238 in KP, 138 in Balochistan, 173 in Islamabad, 60 in GB and 60 in Azad Kashmir.
Tests and Recoveries
So far, Pakistan has conducted 2,253,131 coronavirus tests and 23,722 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 265,624 coronavirus patients, of which 768 are in critical condition.