LAHORE: Corona virus claimed 65 lives in the last 24 hours taking the nationwide tally of fatalities to 11,623 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2179 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours while the positive cases have soared to 543,214.
So far 245,663 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 156,928 in Punjab 66,679 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 41,255 in Islamabad, 18,809 in Balochistan, 8,972 in Azad Kashmir and 4,908 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,716 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,986 in Sindh, 1,890 in KP, 475 in Islamabad, 259 in Azad Kashmir, 195 in Balochistan, and 102 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 7,889,741 coronavirus tests and 41,435 in the last 24 hours. 498,152 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,111 patients are in critical condition.