Nationwide tally of COVID-19 confirmed cases surge to 171,666.


Pakistan on Saturday has confirmed 153 deaths, highest count in a single day, by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 171,666. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 3,382.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 6,604 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Sindh has become the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

Till now 65,163 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 64,216 in Punjab, 20,790 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 9,162 in Balochistan, 10,279 in Islamabad, 1,253 in...

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