LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 23 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has surged to 534,041. On Monday, the death toll across the country jumped to 11,318.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,629 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 241,200 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 154,017 in Punjab 65,532 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,815 in Islamabad, 18,750 in Balochistan, 8,825 in Azad Kashmir and 4,902 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,568 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,892 in Sindh, 1,839 in KP, 468 in Islamabad, 256 in Azad Kashmir, 193 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,680,242 coronavirus tests and 36,607 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 488,903 coronavirus patients, while 2,218 patients are in critical condition.