ISLAMABAD: Pakistan recorded 1531 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.
The latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed that the COVID-19 has claimed 83 more lives and 1531 fresh infections were reported during the period.
The NCOC said Pakistan conducted 30,248 tests of the infection, with the positivity ratio standing at 5.06%.
Pakistan’s total death toll from the infection has climbed to 19,467.
The most number of coronavirus deaths were reported in Punjab, followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in second place.
Of the 83 who passed away from coronavirus on Friday, 73 had been admitted to hospitals while 36 were on ventilators.