Lahore: Pakistan has reported 142 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has soared to 804,939. On Tuesday, the death toll across the country jumped to 17,329.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,487 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of the number of deaths and the number of cases, Punjab is still the most affected province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 8,097 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,605 in Sindh, 3,156 in KP, 670 in Islamabad, 464 in Azad Kashmir, 232 in Balochistan, and 105 in GB.
Furthermore 293,468 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 279,272 in Sindh, 114,661 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 73,804 in Islamabad, 21,803 in Balochistan, 16,659 in Azad Kashmir and 5,272 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 11,632,913 coronavirus tests and 43,981 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 699,816 patients, while 5,075 patients are in critical condition.