Coronavirus kills 32 Pakistanis, infects 1,763 in one day


ISLAMABAD : Pakistan has confirmed 32 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 269,191 on Thursday, the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,709.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,763 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 115,213 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 91,129 in Punjab, 32,753 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,517 in Balochistan, 14,722 in Islamabad 1,896 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,961 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,100 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 2,060 in Sindh, 1,158 in KP, 136 in Balochistan, 162 in Islamabad, 45 in GB and 48 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,799,290 coronavirus tests and 22,408 in last 24 hours. 213,175 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,382 patients are in critical condition.