LAHORE ( News10 ) – Pakistan has reported 38 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 571,174. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 12,601 on Sunday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,329 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 255,834 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 167,345 in Punjab 70,886 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 43,402 in Islamabad, 18,979 in Balochistan, 9,777 in Azad Kashmir and 4,951 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 5,204 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,288 in Sindh, 2,032 in KP, 488 in Islamabad, 286 in Azad Kashmir, 199 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 8,686,242 coronavirus tests and 41,395 in the last 24 hours. 534,107 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,616 patients are in critical condition.