Pakistan has reported 46 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,248,202.
The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 27,831 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 1,664 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Pakistan has so far conducted 19,486,951 coronavirus tests and 51,796 in the last 24 hours. 1,173,437 patients have recovered in the country whereas 3,511 patients are in critical condition.