Pakistan has reported 9 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,278,751. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,575 on Thursday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 637 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 12,962 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,599 in Sindh 5,782 in KP, 947 in Islamabad, 741 in Azad Kashmir, 358 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.