During the period of a day, the total count of active cases was recorded at 76,034 and the positivity rate stood at 8.54 per cent.
The health facilities across the country conducted 44,514 coronavirus detection tests, taking the total number of COVID-19 tests to 10,779,474 since the first case was reported.
"Overall positivity stable but still very high," Taimur Khan Jhagra said.
124 patients were declared critical, adding to the total number of patients suffering from sensitive health condition up to 3,769.
During the period of a day, the total count of active cases was recorded at 53,127 and the positivity rate stood at 9.93 per cent.
The latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed the COVID-19 has claimed 78 more lives and 4,757 fresh infections were reported during the period.
Pakistan has recorded a steep rise in COVID-19 infections and mortalities as 100 more patients have died of coronavirus during the past 24 hours.
The highest ratio of coronavirus positive cases across the country has been 23 percent in Swat and 22 pct in Peshawar, according to the official figures.
856 new cases of the coronavirus were reported
The total count of active cases is 46,663 and the positivity rate stands at 11.2 per cent.