Lahore: Pakistan reported 42 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 582,528. On Tuesday, the death toll across the country jumped to 12,938.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,163 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 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 258,412 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 172,683 in Punjab 72,615 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,516 in Islamabad, 19,066 in Balochistan, 10,280 in Azad Kashmir and 4,956 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 5,391 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,353 in Sindh, 2,085 in KP, 501 in Islamabad, 306 in Azad Kashmir, 200 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 9,022,124 coronavirus tests and 31,948 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 547,406 coronavirus patients, while 1,529 patients are in critical condition.