Lahore: Pakistan has reported 5 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has surged to 300,371. The total number of deaths across the country has jumped to 6,370.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 548 people 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 Balochistan.
To date, 131,404 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Sindh, 97,533 in Punjab, 36,832 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 13,282 in Baluchistan. In Islamabad, 15,832 cases were confirmed, 3,131 cases were confirmed in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 2,366 cases were confirmed in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,439 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,214 in Punjab, 1,256 in KP, 145 in Balochistan, 178 in Islamabad, 73 in GB and 65 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,879,655 coronavirus tests and 29,534 in last 24 hours. 288,206 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 535 patients are in critical condition.