Covid-19: Lowest per day positive cases, deaths reported

Covid-19: Lowest per day positive cases, deaths reported

ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (APP):The national tally of Covid-19 active cases on Tuesday was recorded 22,626 with 216 more people testing positive for the deadly virus and 375 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours.

Six corona patients have died during the last 24 hours, who were under treatment in different hospitals, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

Out of the total six deceased Covid-19 patients, two of them expired on ventilators. Most of the deaths occurred in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) followed by Punjab.

There were 1,101 Covid-19 infected patients under treatment in critical condition with seven more infected admitted in various Covid dedicated healthcare facilities of the country.

The National Covid positivity ratio during the past 24 hours was recorded at 0.64 percent.
The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major cities including Islamabad 11 percent, Peshawar 19 percent, Sargodha 09 percent, and Multan 20 percent.

The maximum Oxygen beds (alternate oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per the medical requirement of Covid patient) were also occupied in four major cities of Swabi 27 percent, Lahore 16 percentage, Sargodha 23 percent, and Multan 29 percent.

Around 116 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in the country while no Covid affected person was on a ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Balochistan, and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

Some 33,435 tests were conducted across the country on Monday, including 5,543 in Sindh, 16,996 in Punjab, 6,431 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,179 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 787 in Balochistan, 376 Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and 123 in AJK.

Around 1,228,848 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 broke out, a total of 1,280,092 cases were detected that also included the perished, recovered, and under treatment Covid-19 patients so far, including AJK 34,514, Balochistan 33,408, GB 10,401, ICT 107,364, KP 179,190, Punjab 441,965 and Sindh 473,250.

About 28,618 deaths were recorded in the country since the eruption of the contagion. Around 7,604 people perished in Sindh, one of them perished in the hospital on Monday.

In Punjab, some 12,980 deaths occurred across the province due to Covid-19. Two of the infected people died in the hospitals in the past 24 hours.  

As many as 5,801 people expired in KP, three of them died in hospitals on Monday, 948 individuals died in ICT, 358 people died in Balochistan, 186 infected people perished in GB, and 741 people died in AJK.

A total of 21,452,460 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 640 hospitals are equipped with Covid facilities across the country. Some 1,141 corona patients were admitted to hospitals.