Corona takes 50 more lives in Pakistan

Pakistan's major cities are facing severe health crisis due to the Coronavirus

Karachi: The second wave of the coronavirus is taking a heavy toll on the country as fifty more people lost their battle with COVID-19 and the cases are increasing significantly on a daily basis. 

According to the recent report issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the active cases of the corona were recorded at 44,582, On Friday, while 3047 people have been tested positive for coronavirus in just one day. 47 patients are in the hospital for treatment, and 50 people have died due to the deadly virus in the last 24-hour.

Nearly 366 ventilators are occupied in the major cities of Pakistan like Lahore (35 per cent) Multan (67 per cent), Peshawar (40 per cent), and Islamabad (51 per cent) while no COVID-infected patient was reported on the ventilator in Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan.

The Report also mentioned about 42,596 tests that were conducted on Thursday in all the major cities of Pakistan which are as follows: 6,629 in Islamabad, 12,703 in Sindh, 5,063 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 788 in AJK, 16,645 in Punjab, 410 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 358 in Balochistan.

The shortage of the oxygen providing facility was only recorded in cities including Peshawar (60 per cent),  Multan (50 per cent), Islamabad (60 per cent), and Rawalpindi (56 per cent).

Moreover, the total number of patients who have been recovered from the virus so far is around 379,092 in Pakistan.

Ever since the eruption of the pandemic, 432,327 people were detected positive for the virus, and 8,653 patients have lost their lives so far. Therefore, 7.15 per cent positivity ratio was recorded in Pakistan.

However, the highest positivity ratio was recorded in Karachi (18.43 per cent) while the COVID positivity rate remained low in other cities.

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