LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan has reported 66 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,109,274. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 24,639 on Wednesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 3,974 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 11,434 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,497 in Sindh, 4,696 in KP, 837 in Islamabad, 672 in Azad Kashmir, 335 in Balochistan, and 168 in GB.
Furthermore 414,850 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 374,916 in Punjab, 153,836 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 94,714 in Islamabad, 31,686 in Balochistan, 29,790 in Azad Kashmir and 9,482 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Tests and Recoveries
Pakistan has so far conducted 17,007,656 coronavirus tests and 57,460 in the last 24 hours. 996,426 patients have recovered in the country whereas 4,885 patients are in critical condition.