COVID-19 claims 45 deaths, over 2,432 new Coronavirus cases reported
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ISLAMABAD, Dec 05 (APP):The National COVID Positivity Ratio on Saturday continued to surge as it was recorded 7.59 percent where 2,441 Coronavirus patients were in critical condition across the country with the number of critical patients rising at a fast pace.

The highest positivity ratio was observed in Abbotabad which was 17.57 percent followed by Rawalpindi 15.26 percent and Karachi 14.31 percent and Hyderabad
had 12.13 percent, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC).

The positivity ratio in various federating units was as in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) was 11.24 percent, Balochistan 10.46 percent, Gilgit Baltistan (GB) 3.92 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 5.27 percent, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) 9.68 percent, Punjab 4.15 percent and Sindh had 10.74 percent positivity ratio.

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It also mentioned Province wise COVID Positivity Ratio breakdown. It indicated that in Punjab, Lahore had 6.5 percent, Rawalpindi 15.26 percent, Faisalabad 2.07 percent, Multan 2.06 percent and Gujranwala 0.44 percent.

In Sindh, Karachi had 14.31 percent, Hyderabad 12.13 percent, in KP, Peshawarhad 10.63 percent, Abbotabad 17.57 percent and Swat had 4.31 percent, in Baluchistan, Quetta had 6.42 percent, in ICT 5.27 percent positivity ratio was prevailing. In AJK, Mirpur had 5.77 percent positivity ratio, Muzaffarabad 10.61 percent and in GB, Gilgit had 5.10 percent.

As many as 309 coronavirus patients were on ventilators across the country whereas in Punjab, Lahore have maximum patients on ventilators figuring it to 84 followed by 45 in Multan, 20 in Rawalpindi and three in Faisalabad. In Sindh, there were 73 patients on ventilators in Karachi and no patient was on ventilator in Hyderabad.

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In KP, 45 patients were on ventilators in Peshawar and no patient was on ventilator in Abbottabad. There was no patient on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Baluchistan and Gilgit Baltistan. There were 39 patients on ventilators in the Islamabad Capital Territory.