LAHORE: Pakistan has reported 30 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,459,773. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,478 on Sunday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 4,874 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 13,242 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,891 in Sindh 6,041 in KP, 986 in Islamabad, 761 in Azad Kashmir, 368 in Balochistan, and 189 in GB.
Furthermore, 551,399 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 488,603 in Punjab 202,190 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 131,337 in Islamabad, 40,568 in Azad Kashmir 34,785 in Balochistan and 10,891 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has so far conducted 25,378,187 coronavirus tests and 56,051 in the last 24 hours. 1,339,498 patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,681 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 8.69 per cent.
So far, 108,173,867 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine including 896,350 in the last 24 hours. 84,731,497 citizens have been fully vaccinated while 785,143 received their second dose in the last 24 hours.