Pakistan has reported 9 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,277,160. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,547 on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 449 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 12,949 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 7,596 in Sindh 5,774 in KP, 944 in Islamabad, 741 in Azad Kashmir, 357 in Balochistan, and 186 in GB.