ISLAMABAD: Coronavirus has claimed 58 more lives in the country during the past 24 hours, taking the overall death toll to 15,501, said the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday.
According to the NCOC, 4,584 fresh infections were reported during the aforementioned period. The total count of active cases was recorded at 75,266 and the positivity rate stood at 10.29 percent.
The health facilities across the country conducted 44,514 coronavirus detection tests. According to the statistics, 58 patients were declared critical, adding to the total number of patients suffering from sensitive health conditions up to 4,201.
Overall 634,835 people have recovered from the virus including 3,135 who have regained their health from Covid-19 during the past 24 hours.
During the last 24 hours most of the deaths had occurred in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa followed by the Punjab. Out of the total 58 deaths occurred during the last 24 hours, 12 of the deceased died on ventilators during their treatment.
The maximum ventilators are occupied in four major areas including Multan 81 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 55 percent, Gujranwala 88 percent and Lahore 79 percent. The maximum Oxygen beds (alternate oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per medical requirement of Covid-19 patients) was also occupied in four major areas of Swat 66 percent, Gujranwala 85 percent, Peshawar 73 percent and Gujrat 71 percent.
Around 512 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. – TLTP