LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 118 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,160,119. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 25,788 on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 3,838 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 11,823 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 6,834 in Sindh, 4,944 in KP, 863 in Islamabad, 695 in Azad Kashmir, 338 in Balochistan, and 173 in GB.
Furthermore 431,636 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 393,136 in Punjab, 161,853 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 99,263 in Islamabad, 32,230 in Balochistan, 32,095 in Azad Kashmir and 9,906 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 17,756,332 coronavirus tests and 52,112 in the last 24 hours. 1,039,758 patients have recovered in the country whereas 5,542 patients are in critical condition.