Coronavirus kills 15 Pakistanis, infects 539 in one day

Volunteers disinfect the area which authorities sealed off after a group of people tested positive for the coronavirus, Friday, May 1, 2020. The government imposed a nationwide lockdown to try to contain the outbreak of the virus. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

LAHORE  – Pakistan has reported 15 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 284,660. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,097, According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 539 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.

Province-wise Details

Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.Till now 123,849 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,477 in Punjab, 34,692 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,261 in Islamabad, 11,906 in Balochistan, 2,141 in Azad Kashmir and 2,334 in Gilgit-Baltistan.


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