ISLAMABAD (News10) – Pakistan has reported 48 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 524,783. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 11,103 on Wednesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,772 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 237,308 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 150,889 in Punjab 64,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 40,304 in Islamabad, 18,640 in Balochistan, 8,672 in Azad Kashmir and 4,892 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,476 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,830 in Sindh, 1,799 in KP, 460 in Islamabad, 245 in Azad Kashmir, 191 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,481,688 coronavirus tests and 39,604 in the last 24 hours. 478,517 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,368 patients are in critical condition.