ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 11 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,279,373.
The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,595 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 231 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Pakistan has so far conducted 21,352,792 coronavirus tests and 33,862 in the last 24 hours. 1,227,688 patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,119 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 0.68 percent.