COVID-19 cases surge to 243,599 in Pakistan.


Pakistan on Friday has confirmed 75 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 243,599. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 5,058.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,751 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.

Till now 100,900 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 85,261 in Punjab, 29,406 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,099 in Balochistan, 13,829 in Islamabad, 1,619 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,485...

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