Nine more die of COVID-19 in Pakiatan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported nine deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,279,142.

The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,584 on Friday.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 391 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Pakistan has so far conducted 21,318,930 coronavirus tests and 38,524 in the last 24 hours. 1,227,228 patients have recovered in the country whereas 1,158 patients are in critical condition.