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Corona positive cases on decline, stand at 3.02pc – The News International

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ISLAMABAD: The corona positive cases is declining consistently across the country as it stood at 3.02 percent during last 24 hours.

The national tally on Monday of total active COVID-19 cases recorded 47,376 with 1,490 more people tested positive for the deadly virus and 1,820 people recovered from the disease. Fifty-eight corona patients have died during past 24 hours, 55 of whom were under treatment in hospitals and three out of the hospitals in their respective quarantines or homes, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

During the past 24 hours, most of the deaths occurred in the Punjab followed by Sindh. Out of the total 58 deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, 29 of them died who were under treatment on ventilators.

There were 3,205 COVID infected patients under treatment in critical care in various COVID dedicated healthcare facilities. The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major areas including Peshawar 26 percent, Lahore 28 percent, Bahawalpur 42 percent and Multan 53 percent.

The maximum Oxygen beds (alternative oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per medical requirement of COVID patient) was also occupied in four major areas of Abbottabad 32 percent, Peshawar 29 percent, Karachi 32 percent and Multan 30 percent.

Around 401 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in the country while no COVID affected person was on ventilator in Balochistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).



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