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Coronavirus claims 13 more lives in Pakistan during last 24 hours

Coronavirus claims 13 more lives in Pakistan

Coronavirus claims 13 more lives in Pakistan during last 24 hours, according to the latest update issued by the National command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The NCOC confirmed total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Saturday stood at 9,174.

As many as 641 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus claims 13 more lives in Pakistan

13 corona patients, 12 of whom had remained under treatment died in hospital and one out of hospital on Friday.

No COVID affected person reported on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Balochistan.

However,  78ventilators elsewhere in Pakistan, out of 1,884 allocated for COVID-19 patients, remained occupied.

Some 32,465 tests conducted across the country on Friday.

They included 8,429 in Sindh, 12,136 in Punjab, 4,966 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 5,002 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 1,063 in Balochistan, 364 in Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and 505 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

Around 306,640 people have recovered from the disease so far across Pakistan.

That made it a significant count with over 90 percent recovery ratio of the affected patients.

Since the pandemic outbreak, a total of 322,452 cases detected so far.

They included: AJK 3,398, Balochistan 15,644, GB 4,033, ICT 17,913, KP 38,565, Punjab 101,425 and Sindh 141,474.

About 6,638 deaths were recorded in country since the eruption of the contagion, including 2,574 Sindh among five of them died in hospital and one out of hospital on Friday, 2,288 in Punjab five of them died in hospital on Friday, 1265 in KP, 194 in ICT one of them in hospital on Friday, 146 in Balochistan, 90 in GB and 8i in AJK one of them in hospital on Friday.

GTV

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