LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 15 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 285,189. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,112, on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 531 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 124,127 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,586 in Punjab, 34,755 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,281 in Islamabad, 11,921 in Balochistan, 2,150 in Azad Kashmir and 2,371 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,282 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2,174 in Punjab, 1,231 in KP, 138 in Balochistan, 171 in Islamabad, 57 in GB and 59 in Azad Kashmir.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,165,811 coronavirus tests and 18,227 in last 24 hours. 261,246 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 780 patients are in critical condition.