ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday reported 14 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as the number of positive cases has surged to 283,487.
According to the latest figures released by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 842 confirmed COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in 24 hours.
The active coronavirus cases in the country stands at 17,815. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,068, according to the NCOC.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
123,246 cases have been detected in Sindh so far, 94,223 in Punjab, 34,539 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,835 in Balochistan, 15,214 in Islamabad, 2129 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 2,301 in Gilgit Baltistan.