Out of the 52,788 tests of COVID-19 which were conducted throughout the country, 2,233 cases of COVID-19 were reported.
A total of 50 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, COVID-19 being the reason for the fatalities, according to NCOC data.
The total number of patients in critical care due to COVID-19 is 4,561. The positivity rate fell to 4.23 per cent, as compared to the previous day's 4.89 per cent.
Pakistan's Punjab province has alone reported 936 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the highest among all the provinces in the country. The province also reported 24 deaths on Friday due to COVID-19, taking the death toll in the province to 12,514.