ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 29 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,257,188.
The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,087 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 955 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Pakistan has so far conducted 19,827,048 coronavirus tests and 44,557 in the last 24 hours. 1,185,749 patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,644 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 2.14 percent.