Lahore: Pakistan has reported 73 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, and the number of positive cases has surged to 761,437. On Monday, the death toll across the country jumped to 16,316.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 5,152 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
In terms of death toll, Punjab is still the province most affected by the pandemic, followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Sindh province has reported most of the cases.
Till now 272,729 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 270,338 in Punjab, 106,500 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 20,940 in Balochistan, 70,079 in Islamabad, 15,669 in Azad Kashmir and 5,182 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore, 7,457 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 4,553 in Sindh, 2,899 in KP, 223 in Balochistan, 642 in Islamabad, 439 in Azad Kashmir and 103 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 11,204,529 coronavirus tests and 60,162 tests in the past 24 hours. The country has recovered 662,845 coronavirus patients, while 4,515 patients are in critical condition.