Coronavirus kills 33 Pakistanis, infects 1,315 in one day


LAHORE ( News10 ) – Pakistan has reported 33 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 578,797. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 12,837 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,315 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Province-wise Details

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

Till now 257,730 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 170,817 in Punjab 72,003 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44,106 in Islamabad, 19,038 in Balochistan, 10,147 in Azad Kashmir and 4,956 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Furthermore 5,337 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,335 in Sindh, 2,070 in KP, 496 in Islamabad, 297 in Azad Kashmir, 200 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.

Tests and Recoveries

Pakistan has so far conducted 8,912,918 coronavirus tests and 39,086 in the last 24 hours. 544,406 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,538 patients are in critical condition.

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