file photo

ISLAMABAD, Nov 06 (APP): The total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Friday were recorded 16,242 as 1,376 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the last 24 hours.

Thirty corona patients, 28 of whom were under treatment in hospital and two out of hospital died on Thursday, according to the latest update issued by the National command and Operation Center (NCOC).

No COVID affected person was on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan, while 130 ventilators elsewhere in Pakistan, out of 1,870 allocated for COVID-19 patients, were occupied.

Some 35,745 tests were conducted across the country on Thursday, including 11,530 in Sindh, 14,109 in Punjab, 3,219 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 5,740 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 161 in Balochistan, 410 in GB, and 576 in AJK.

ALSO READ  No recognition of Israel till just settlement of Palestine dispute: FO

Around 317,086 people have recovered from the disease so far across Pakistan making it a significant count with over 90 percent recovery ratio of the affected patients.

Since the pandemic outbreak, a total of 340,251 cases were detected so far, including AJK 4,572, Balochistan 16,033, GB 4,332, ICT 20,967, KP 40,148, Punjab 105,856 and Sindh 148,343.

About 6,923 deaths were recorded in country since the eruption of the contagion, including 2,664 Sindh among 15 of them died in hospital and two out of hospital on Thursday, 2,390 in Punjab five of them died in hospital on Thursday, 1,287 in KP three of them died in hospital on Thursday, 231 in ICT among two of them died in hospital on Thursday, 152 in Balochistan, 92 in GB and 107 in AJK among three of them died in hospital on Thursday.

ALSO READ  President Alvi invites China-ASEAN countries businessmen to invest in Pakistan's SEZs

A total of 4,609,513 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 735 hospitals are equipped with COVID facilities. Some 995 corona patients were admitted in hospitals across the country.