Pakistan has reported 135 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 882,928. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 19,752 on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,566 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 9,500 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,824 in Sindh, 3,804 in KP, 733 in Islamabad, 517 in Azad Kashmir, 267 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.—INP