LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan has reported 72 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,102,079. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 24,478 on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 3,669 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 11,372 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,439 in Sindh, 4,668 in KP, 834 in Islamabad, 666 in Azad Kashmir, 335 in Balochistan, and 164 in GB.
Furthermore 412,165 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 372,750 in Punjab, 152,625 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 94,108 in Islamabad, 31,583 in Balochistan, 29,452 in Azad Kashmir and 9,396 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 16,902,015 coronavirus tests and 53,644 in the last 24 hours 989,013 patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,787 patients are in critical condition.