Lahore: As the number of positive cases soared to 996,451, Pakistan has reported 40 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The death toll across the country jumped to 22,888 on Wednesday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 2,579 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.
359,824 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 351,345 in Punjab, 141,138 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 85,028 in Islamabad, 29,242 in Balochistan, 22,339 in Azad Kashmir and 7,535 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 15,525,468 coronavirus tests and 41,186 in the last 24 hours. 922,034 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,590 patients are in critical condition.