Coronavirus cases soar to 213,470; toll now 4,395


ISLAMABAD: A total of 4,133 new coronavirus cases have surfaced in the country over the last twenty-four hours, taking the total tally to 213,470, said National Command and Operation Centre on Wednesday.
These include 76,262 in Punjab, 84,640 in Sindh, 26,598 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,476 in Balochistan, 12,912 in Islamabad, 1,489 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,093 in Azad Kashmir.
The death toll from the virus stands at 4,395 with 91 deaths reported over the last twenty-four hours. A total of 22,418 corona tests were carried out during the aforementioned period.
So far 100,802 patients have so far recovered from the disease, so the ratio of recovered patients has crossed 50 percent. The total number of active COVID-19 patients is 108,273. The NCOC said that there is no patient on ventilator in GB & AJK. Out of 1,562 ventilators allocated for COVID-19 across the country, 491 at present are occupied. – TLTP