Lahore: Pakistan reported 43 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases surged to 530,818. On Saturday, the death toll across the country jumped to 11,247.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,927 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 239,935 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 152,925 in Punjab 64,945 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,629 in Islamabad, 18,715 in Balochistan, 8,770 in Azad Kashmir and 4,899 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,537 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,875 in Sindh, 1,826 in KP, 463 in Islamabad, 252 in Azad Kashmir, 192 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,602,380 coronavirus tests and 40,403 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 484,508 coronavirus patients, while 2,283 patients are in critical condition.