Lahore: Pakistan has reported 36 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 581,365. On Monday, the nationwide death toll jumped to 12,896.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,392 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of individual cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 258,266 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 172,054 in Punjab 72,424 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,373 in Islamabad, 19,049 in Balochistan, 10,243 in Azad Kashmir and 4,956 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 5,363 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,350 in Sindh, 2,079 in KP, 501 in Islamabad, 301 in Azad Kashmir, 200 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 8,990,176 coronavirus tests and 38,338 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 546,371 coronavirus patients, while 1,568 patients are in critical condition.