LAHORE : (Web Desk) – Pakistan has reported 6 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,518,083. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 30,304 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 571 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 13,536 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 8,091 in Sindh, 6,299 in KP, 1,020 in Islamabad, 790 in Azad Kashmir, 377 in Balochistan and 191 in GB.
Furthermore 571,548 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 503,590 in Punjab, 217,936 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 134,797 in Islamabad, 43,163 in Azad Kashmir, 35,429 in Balochistan and 11,620 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 26,862,188 coronavirus tests and 36,885 in the last 24 hours. 1,469,930 patients have recovered in the country whereas 641 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 1.54 percent.
So far, 128,074,138 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 131,491 in last 24 hours. 101,881,176 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 501,747 received their second dose in last 24 hours.
The number of total administered doses has reached to 219,368,557 with 678,788 in the last 24 hours.