Pakistan has reported 11 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,288,761. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,823 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 395 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 13,050 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,634 in Sindh 5,885 in KP, 962 in Islamabad, 743 in Azad Kashmir, 363 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.
Furthermore 477,721 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 443,794 in Punjab 180,611 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 108,081 in Islamabad, 34,601 in Azad Kashmir 33,528 in Balochistan and 10,425 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 22,479,184 coronavirus tests and 50,859 in the last 24 hours. 1,250,427 patients have recovered in the country whereas 759 patients are in critical condition. The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 0.77 percent.