LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan has reported 44 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,015,827. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 23,133 on Wednesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 4,119 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 10,978 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,860 in Sindh, 4,428 in KP, 796 in Islamabad, 618 in Azad Kashmir, 326 in Balochistan, and 127 in GB.
Furthermore 371,762 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 354,312 in Punjab, 142,400 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 86,226 in Islamabad, 29,861 in Balochistan, 23,370 in Azad Kashmir and 7,896 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 15,818,764 coronavirus tests and 52,291 in the last 24 hours 935,742 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,898 patients are in critical condition.