Islamabad: A total of 8907 active cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Pakistan on Monday, as 644 people have tested positive for the deadly virus in the past 24 hours.
According to the latest news released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), four patients with corona who were treated in the hospital died on Sunday.
In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Balochistan provinces, people who were not affected by COVID used ventilators, while of the 1,912 cases allocated to COVID-19 patients, 88 ventilators elsewhere in Pakistan were occupied.
About 29,565 tests were conducted nationwide on Sunday, including 10,813 in Sindh, 9,325 in Punjab, 3,844 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and 3,053 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) , 1,475 in Balochistan, 510 in Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and 545 in Azad Chamu and Kashmir (AJK).
So far, about 299,836 people have recovered from the disease in various parts of Pakistan. This number is very impressive, and the recovery rate of infected patients exceeds 90%.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, a total of 315,260 cases have been detected so far, including AJK 2,862, Baluchistan 15,399, GB 3,852, ICT 16789, KP 38,076, Punjab 99,941 and Sindh 138,341.
About 6,517 deaths were recorded in country since the eruption of the contagion, including 2,521 in Sindh among one of them in hospital on Sunday, 2,240 in Punjab two of them died in hospital on Saturday, 1,262 in KP two of them in hospital on Sunday, 183 in ICT, 146 in Balochistan, 89 in GB one of them in hospital on Sunday and 76 in AJK.
A total of 3,678,534 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 735 hospitals are equipped with COVID facilities. Some 761 corona patients were admitted in hospitals across the country.