Pakistan has reported no deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has risen to 1,526,666. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 30,361 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH) 98 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 13,558 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,097 in Sindh, 6,322 in KP, 1,023 in Islamabad, 792 in Azad Kashmir, 378 in Balochistan and 191 in GB.
Furthermore 576,354 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 505,412 in Punjab, 219,273 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 135,127 in Islamabad, 43,301 in Azad Kashmir, 35,480 in Balochistan and 11,719 in Gilgit-Baltistan. Pakistan has so far conducted 27,763,120 coronavirus tests and 22,525 in the last 24 hours. 1,486,879 patients have recovered in the country whereas 269 patients are in critical condition. INP