ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s total death toll climbed to 15,229 on Friday as more than 100 people succumbed to the virus in the past 24 hours.
As per data from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) a staggering 5,312 new cases of the virus were reported from throughout Pakistan over the past 24 hours.
The new surge of cases have pushed the active number of coronavirus cases to 69,811 as recoveries around Pakistan have surged to 625,789.
According to the official data, the total number of coronavirus patients in Sindh has reached 267,970 while 4,521 people have died in the province so far.
The total number of coronavirus patients in Punjab is 243,295 and 6,851 people have died due to the virus, while the total number of patients in Balochistan is 20,097 and the death toll is 19,295.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the number of coronavirus patients have been recorded at 96,128 with 2,553 deaths while in Azad Kashmir, 14,069 cases have so far been reported with 391 deaths since the pandemic hit the country last year.
In Gilgit-Baltistan, 5,064 cases have been reported while 103 people have lost their lives to the virus.
According to the portal, the total number of coronavirus patients in the federal capital Islamabad is 62,775 and 588 patients have died from the virus so far.