ISLAMABAD: Pakistan recorded 4,974 new coronavirus cases and 96 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 672,931. According to NCOC, the total active Covid-19 cases across the country were reported to be 53,127.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the country’s death toll climbed to 14,530 after 96 people succumbed to the deadly disease during the last 24 hours. Most deaths occurred in Punjab followed by K-P.

Meanwhile, 2,148 patients recovered from the deadly disease in a day taking total recoveries to 605,274.

The highest number of ventilators occupied in the country was found to be in Multan with 67 per cent occupancy, followed by Lahore at 67 per cent, Islamabad at 64 per cent and Gujranwala at 60 per cent.

The NCOC further reported that the highest number of oxygen bed occupancy in the country was in Swat at 100 per cent followed by Gujranwala at 85 per cent, Peshawar at 84 per cent and Gujrat at 74 per cent.

About 50,055 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 9,634 were conducted in Sindh, 22,624 in Punjab, 8,672 in K-P, 7,564 in Islamabad, 367 in Balochistan, 312 in G-B and 882 tests were conducted in AJK.


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