ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 63 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,221,261.
The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 27,135 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,512 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Pakistan has so far conducted 18,797,433 coronavirus tests and 57,077 in the last 24 hours. 1,129,562 patients have recovered in the country whereas 5,117 patients are in critical condition.