KARACHI: Pakistan confirmed 32 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 1,133 and positive cases surged to 54,601 on first day of Eid-ul-Fitr.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,164 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 19,557 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 21,645 in Sindh, 7,685 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3,306 in Balochistan, 1,592 in Islamabad, 619 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 197 in Azad Kashmir.
Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.
Pakistan has so far conducted 473,607 coronavirus tests and 12,915 in last 24 hours. 16,653 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas many are in critical condition.-Web Desk