Covid-19 claims 36 more lives


The national tally on Monday of total active Covid-19 cases recorded 22,098 with 1,392 more people tested positive for the deadly virus. 1,094 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours.

Thirty six corona patients have died during past 24 hours, 32 of them were under treatment in hospital and four in their respective quarantines and homes on Sunday, according to the latest update issued by the National command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

During the last 24 hours most of the deaths had occurred in the Punjab followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major areas including Multan 18 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 28 percent, Peshawar 18 percent and Lahore 34 percent.

The maximum Oxygen beds (alternate oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per medical requirement of COVID patient) was also occupied in Four major areas of Gujrat 94 percent, Peshawar 37 percent, Lahore 24 percent and ICT 24 percent.

Around 206 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in the country while no COVID affected person was on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan.

Some 38,338 tests were conducted across the country on Sunday, including 10,057 in Sindh, 16,777 in Punjab, 6,344 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,907 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 383 in Balochistan, 330 in GB, and 540 in AJK.—APP

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