Lahore: Pakistan has reported 43 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has soared to 595,239. On Wednesday, the nationwide death toll jumped to 13,324.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,786 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 260,150 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 179,654 in Punjab 74,433 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 46,229 in Islamabad, 19,141 in Balochistan, 10,673 in Azad Kashmir and 4,959 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 5,629 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,442 in Sindh, 2,122 in KP, 512 in Islamabad, 314 in Azad Kashmir, 202 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 9,318,038 coronavirus tests and 39,425 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 565,216 coronavirus patients, while 1664 patients are in critical condition.