LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 46 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 944,065.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,038 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 21,828 on Wednesday.
Statistics 16 June 21:— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) June 16, 2021
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 42,113
Positive Cases: 1038
Positivity % : 2.46%
Deaths : 46
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 10,567 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 5,273 in Sindh, 4,240 in KP, 773 in Islamabad, 570 in Azad Kashmir, 297 in Balochistan, and 108 in GB.
Furthermore 344,379 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 329,279 in Sindh, 136,313 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 82,207 in Islamabad, 26,331 in Balochistan, 19,822 in Azad Kashmir and 5,734 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 13,934,493 coronavirus tests and 42,113 in the last 24 hours. 882,332 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,490 patients are in critical condition.