According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 5,234 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours – highest numbers since June 20, 2020. Pakistan has reported 83 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 678,165.
Till now 265,917 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 225,953 in Punjab, 89,255 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 19,610 in Balochistan, 59,401 in Islamabad, 12,984 in Azad Kashmir and 5,045 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 10,297,544 coronavirus tests and 50,170 in the last 24 hours. 607,205 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 3,384 patients are in critical condition.