Pakistan has reported 7 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,281,559. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,655 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 319 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 12,994 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,611 in Sindh 5,814 in KP, 951 in Islamabad, 741 in Azad Kashmir, 358 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.