ISLAMABAD: As many as 747 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours across the country, taking the number of confirmed cases to 288,047.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 09 people died due to coronavirus-related complications during this period, pushing the death toll from the disease in the country to 6,162.
The number of active coronavirus cases has dropped to 16,261 as 265,624 patients have recuperated.
As many as 23,722 more samples were tested over the previous 24 hours, taking the total number of tests conducted across the country thus far to more than 2.2 million.
Thus far, 125,632 cases have been detected in Sindh, 95,203 in Punjab, 35,091 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 12,144 in Balochistan, 15,346 in Islamabad, 2,179 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 2,452 in Gilgit Baltistan.