Pakistan reports 244 new coronavirus cases

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 6 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,289,293.

The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,836 on Monday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 244 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Pakistan has so far conducted 22,564,577 coronavirus tests and 39,387 in the last 24 hours. 1,251,409 patients have recovered in the country whereas 731 patients are in critical condition.

The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 0.61 percent.