Coronavirus kills 78 Pakistanis, infects 4,757 in one day


LAHORE – Pakistan has reported 78 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 667,957. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 14,434 on Wednesday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,757 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Province-wise Details

Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 6,365 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,497 in Sindh, 2,342 in KP, 568 in Islamabad, 352 in Azad Kashmir, 207 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB.

Furthermore 265,433 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 220,392 in Punjab, 87,055 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 57,833 in Islamabad, 19,557 in Balochistan, 12,663 in Azad Kashmir and 5,024 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Tests and Recoveries

Pakistan has so far conducted 10,197,329 coronavirus tests and 43,965 in the last 24 hours. 603,126 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 3,197 patients are in critical condition. 

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