Pakistan reports lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in over a month
LAHORE (City News) – Pakistan has confirmed 47 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 261,917. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,522, Dunya News reported on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,918 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Till now 111,238 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 89,465 in Punjab, 31,669 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,405 in Balochistan, 14,504 in Islamabad 1,796 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,840 in Azad Kashmir.