Pakistan has reported 27 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,488,958. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 29,828 on Tuesday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,597 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 13,380 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,985 in Sindh 6,133 in KP, 999 in Islamabad, 771 in Azad Kashmir, 371 in Balochistan, and 189 in GB.