LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 8 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 280,029. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,984, on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 330 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 121,486 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 93,197 in Punjab, 34,223 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,076 in Islamabad, 11,774 in Balochistan, 2,093 in Azad Kashmir and 2,180 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,148 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,224 in Sindh, 1,202 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 165 in Islamabad, 55 in GB and 54 in Azad Kashmir.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,021,196 coronavirus tests and 11,026 in last 24 hours. 248,873 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,038 patients are in critical condition.