ISLAMABAD -- As many as 3,359 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in the country in the past 24 hours, taking the national tally of cases to 240,847.
61 more people fell prey to the highly contagious disease during this period, pushing the country's death toll to 4,983, according to the latest statistics issued National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on coronavirus here on Thursday.
3,359 new cases were detected when 24,333 tests were conducted in the previous 24 hours. 90,594 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment while 145,311 patients have recuperated from the disease thus far.
99,362 cases have been detected in Sindh so far, 84, 587 in Punjab, 29,052 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,052 in Balochistan, 13,731 in Islamabad, 1,459 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1,605 in Gilgit Baltistan.