LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan confirmed 30 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,197 and positive cases surged to 57,705, Dunya News reported on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,356 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 20,654 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 22,934 in Sindh, 8,080 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3,468 in Balochistan, 1,728 in Islamabad, 630 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 211 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 490,908 coronavirus tests and 7,252 in last 24 hours. 18,314 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas many are in critical condition.