Lahore: Pakistan has reported 48 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and positive cases have surged to 524,783. On Wednesday, the death toll nationwide jumped to 11,103.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,772 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 237,308 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 150,889 in Punjab 64,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,304 in Islamabad, 18,640 in Balochistan, 8,672 in Azad Kashmir and 4,892 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,476 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,830 in Sindh, 1,799 in KP, 460 in Islamabad, 245 in Azad Kashmir, 191 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,481,688 coronavirus tests and 39,604 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 478,517 coronavirus patients and 2,368 patients in critical condition.