ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 6 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,295,933.
The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,933 on Saturday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 556 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Pakistan has so far conducted 23,423,546 coronavirus tests and 51,141 in the last 24 hours. 1,256,816 patients have recovered in the country whereas 629 patients are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 1.08 percent.