LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 131 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has soared to 890,391. On Thursday, the nationwide death toll jumped to 19,987.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,207 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of cases and deaths, Punjab is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 331,102 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 303,323 in Sindh, 128,033 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 24,223 in Balochistan, 79,789 in Islamabad, 18,469 in Azad Kashmir and 5,452 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore, 9,640 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 4,854 in Sindh, 3,855 in KP, 270 in Balochistan, 740 in Islamabad, 521 in Azad Kashmir and 107 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 12,603,469 coronavirus tests and 51,130 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 804,122 coronavirus patients, while 4,517 patients are in critical condition.