Lahore: Pakistan has reported 45 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 516,770. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 10,908 on Saturday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), in the past 24 hours, 2,432 people have tested positive for COVID-19.
In terms of individual cases, Sindh is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 233,396 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 148,488 in Punjab 62,996 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 39,888 in Islamabad, 18,537 in Balochistan, 8,583 in Azad Kashmir and 4,882 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,387 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,769 in Sindh, 1,773 in KP, 450 in Islamabad, 238 in Azad Kashmir, 190 in Balochistan, and 101 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,326,431 coronavirus tests and 42,422 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 472,099 coronavirus patients, while 2,334 patients are in critical condition.