Staff Reporter Islamabad
As the coronavirus pandemic impacted deep across Pakistan, the country has recorded 135 deaths during the last 24 hours, the highest number of deaths in a single day since June 2020, showed the figures released by the National Command and Operation Centre on Wednesday morning.
According to the latest NCOC statistics, 4,681 fresh cases were reported during the last 24 hours, taking the number of total confirmed cases to 734,423 whereas the death toll has surged to 15,754 after the addition of 135 new fatalities.
According to the NCOC, at least 4,681 new coronavirus cases were reported in the country during the last 24 hours, taking Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally to 734,423.
The NCOC further reported that the highest number of oxygen bed occupancy in the country was in Swabi at 95 per cent followed by Charsadda with 93 per cent, Gujranwala with 85 per cent and Peshawar at 74 per cent.
About 48,092 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 10,176 were conducted in Sindh, 22,781 in Punjab, 6,874 in K-P, 5,493 in Islamabad, 1,230 in Balochistan, 535 in G-B and 1,003 tests were conducted in AJK.
Out of the total 15,754 reported deaths, there have been at least 4,530 deaths in Sindh, 7,141 in Punjab, 2,732 in K-P, 619 in Islamabad.
About 219 deaths were reported in Balochistan, 103 deaths in G-B and 410 in AJK.
The NCOC also reported that a total of 10,878,086 tests had been conducted since the outbreak of the virus.
There are about 630 hospitals with Covid-19 facilities with more than 5,000 patients admitted across the country, it added.