Lahore: Pakistan reported 58 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 471,335. On Sunday, the nationwide death toll jumped to 9,874.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,853 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad. Punjab has overtaken Sindh in most number of casualties.
Till now 210,241 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 135,665 in Punjab 57,215 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 37,117 in Islamabad, 18,075 in Balochistan, 8,172 in Azad Kashmir and 4,850 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 3,900 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,469 in Sindh, 1,602 in KP, 404 in Islamabad, 216 in Azad Kashmir, 182 in Balochistan, and 101 in GB.
Test and restore
Pakistan has so far conducted 6,557,112 coronavirus tests and 33,270 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 422,132 coronavirus patients, while 2,282 patients are in critical condition.