ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus claimed 74 more lives as another 1,563 people tested positive for the deadly disease during the past 24 hours across Pakistan.
According to the latest update released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,563 new infections surfaced after 41,285 samples were tested.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country has soared to 537,477 with addition of the fresh infections while the countrywide death toll jumped to 11,450. There are a total of 33,820 active cases.
Since the first Covid-19 case was detected in the country almost a year back, Sindh has reported a total of 242,793 infections, Punjab 155,214, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 65,953, Balochistan 18,765, Islamabad 40,972, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 8,877, and Gilgit Baltistan 4,903.