Lahore: As the number of positive cases soared to 998,609, Pakistan has reported 40 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The death toll across the country jumped to 22,928 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2,158 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Details of each province
In terms of death toll, Punjab province remains the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 10,906 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 5,784 in Sindh, 4,402 in KP, 788 in Islamabad, 606 in Azad Kashmir, 320 in Balochistan, and 122 in GB.
Furthermore, 361,160 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 351,592 in Punjab, 141,288 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 85,179 in Islamabad, 29,301 in Balochistan, 22,538 in Azad Kashmir and 7,551 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
To date, Pakistan has conducted 15,559,684 coronavirus tests and 34,216 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 922,929 patients and 2,525 patients are in critical condition.