Corona cases continue to drop

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June 16, 2021

ISLAMABAD: The country Tuesday recorded the lowest number of corona positive cases reported in a day for the past two weeks of June.The national tally of active cases was recorded 40,929 with 838...

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ISLAMABAD: The country Tuesday recorded the lowest number of corona positive cases reported in a day for the past two weeks of June.

The national tally of active cases was recorded 40,929 with 838 more people testing positive and 1,576 people recovering from the disease during the 24 hours.

Fifty-nine corona patients died during the 24 hours out of whom 56 were under treatment in hospitals and three in their respective quarantines or homes, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

Most of deaths occurred in the Punjab followed by Sindh.

Out of the total 59 deaths, 17 died on the ventilator.

There were 2,611 patients under treatment in critical care with 15 patients brought into various COVID dedicated healthcare facilities in the 24 hours.

The national positivity ratio during the past 24 hours was recorded 2.39 percent.

The maximum oxygen beds were also occupied in four major areas of Abbottabad 33 percent, Gilgit 27 percent, Karachi 26 percent and Multan 28 percent.

Around 305 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in the country, while no affected person was on ventilator in Balochistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

Around 35,039 tests were conducted across the country on Monday, including 12,382 in Sindh, 9,246 in Punjab, 8,602 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,463 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 816 in Balochistan, 232 in GB, and 298 in AJK.

Around 880,316 people have recovered so far across Pakistan making it a significant count with over 90 percent recovery ratio.

Since the pandemic outbreak, a total of 943,027 cases have been detected that also includes the perished, recovered and under treatment COVID-19 patients so far, including AJK 19,791, Balochistan 26,275, GB 5,727, ICT 82,170, KP 136,205, Punjab 344,196 and Sindh 328,663. About 21,782 deaths were recorded in country since the eruption of the contagion.

Around 5,256 have died in Sindh on Monday, 10,548 in Punjab, 4,234 in KP, 773 in ICT, 294 in Balochistan, 108 in GB and 569 in AJK on Monday.

A total of 13,892,289 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 639 hospitals are equipped with COVID facilities.



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