ISLAMABAD:(News10) – Pakistan has confirmed 74 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 248,872. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,197
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,521 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh has become the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 103,836 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 86,556 in Punjab, 30,078 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,157 in Balochistan, 14,023 in Islamabad, 1,658 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,564 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,006 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 1,747 in Sindh, 1,087 in KP, 126 in Balochistan, 152 in Islamabad, 36 in GB and 43 in Azad Kashmir.
Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,562,638 coronavirus tests and 24,211 in last 24 hours. 156,700 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,118 patients are in critical condition.