ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk) Pakistan has confirmed 46 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 263,496. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,568, on Sunday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,579 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 112,118 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 89,793 in Punjab, 31,890 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,424 in Balochistan, 14,576 in Islamabad 1,807 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,888 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore 2,079 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 1,974 in Sindh, 1,139 in KP, 131 in Balochistan, 157 in Islamabad, 41 in GB and 47 in Azad Kashmir. Pakistan has so far conducted 1,721,660 coronavirus tests and 22,559 in last 24 hours. 204,276 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,763 patients are in critical condition.