Lahore: Pakistan has reported 112 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has surged to 750,158. The death toll nationwide on Saturday has jumped to 16,094.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,976 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of death toll, Punjab is still the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 7,333 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,544 in Sindh, 2,832 in KP, 631 in Islamabad, 428 in Azad Kashmir, 223 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.
Furthermore 271,524 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 264,010 in Punjab, 104,480 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 68,906 in Islamabad, 20,760 in Balochistan, 15,304 in Azad Kashmir and 5,174 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 11,072,531 coronavirus tests and 65,279 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 654,956 coronavirus patients, while 4,149 patients are in critical condition.