Pakistan records lowest single-day death toll from COVID-19

Pakistan records lowest single-day death toll from COVID-19


According to a report from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), Pakistan has set a record for the lowest number of deaths in a single day on Sunday since April. Six patients have died from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and the death toll reached 5976.

According to the NCOC update, three deaths were reported in Sindh Province, two deaths were reported in Punjab Province, and one death was reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. The country’s previous lowest death toll was April 17, when eight people were defeated in the battle against the virus.

Within 24 hours, 553 people tested positive for the virus, and the total number of recovered patients was 248,577.

More than 14,003 tests were conducted on August 1.

Furthermore, out of 1859 ventilators allocated for COVID-19 patients, 225 ventilators are occupied across the country.

It is pertinent to mention that there is no patient on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan.

So far a total of 279,699 cases have been detected in Pakistan, 2,086 in AJK, 11,762 in Balochistan, 2,157 in GB, 15,052 in Islamabad, 34,160 in Khyber Paktunkhwa, 93,173 in Punjab and 12,1309 in Sindh.

As of yet, the total active cases in the country stand at 25,146 while 14,003 tests conducted on August 1 pushing the total of conducted tests to 2,010,170.

At the same time, 735 hospitals with COVID-19 facilities across the country admitted 1,618 patients.

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