Pakistan has reported 79 more deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan has reported 79 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,175,558. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 26,114 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 3,980 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Pakistan has conducted 64,053 tests in the past 24 hours out of which 3,980 persons were tested positive for the disease. The COVID Positivity Ratio was recorded at 6.21 percent.