LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 83 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has soared to 874,751. The death toll nationwide on Saturday has jumped to 19,467.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,531 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of the number of deaths and the number of cases, Punjab is still the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 9,322 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,793 in Sindh, 3,743 in KP, 727 in Islamabad, 513 in Azad Kashmir, 262 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.
Furthermore 324,589 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 297,078 in Sindh, 126,614 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 79,027 in Islamabad, 23,814 in Balochistan, 18,212 in Azad Kashmir and 5,417 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 12,410,924 coronavirus tests and 30,248 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 783,480 patients, compared with 4,387 patients in critical conditions.