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COVID-19 TOTAL DAILY
CASES 308,217 799
DEATHS 6,437 5

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Wednesday said that almost 96 percent of those who had suffered from coronavirus in Pakistan had recovered as out of 303,089 patients, 290,760 patients had recovered.

A coronavirus status report issued here by the NCOC said, "290,760 people recovered, so far across Pakistan, making it a significant count", and showing 95.93 percent of the patients recovered, with 303,089 total cases, of which 5,936 were active.

The NCOC said almost 29,100 tests were carried out over the past 24 hours, and 665 people tested positive for the coronavirus.

Across Sindh, Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 13,642, 9,828, 2,003, 2,303, 656, 310, and 355 tests were conducted, with the total, so far at 3,024,987.

Of the four individuals who died of the respiratory illness, three passed away in hospitals and one at home, it added.

No deaths were reported in Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad or Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

The total active Covid-19 cases in Pakistan on Wednesday were recorded 5,936 as 665 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the last 24 hours.

Four corona patients, three of them were under treatment in hospitals, and one died out of hospital on Tuesday, according to the latest update issued by the NCOC.

No Covid-affected person was on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Balochistan, while 97 ventilators elsewhere in Pakistan, out of 1,912 allocated for the Covid-19 patients, were occupied.

Some 29,097 tests were conducted across the country on Tuesday, including 13,642 in Sindh, 9,828 in Punjab, 2,003 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 2,303 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 656 in Balochistan, 310 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), and 355 in AJK.

Around 290,760 people have recovered from the disease so far across Pakistan making it a significant count with over 90 percent recovery ratio of the affected patients.

Since the pandemic outbreak, a total of 303,089 cases were detected so far, including AJK 2,441, Balochistan 13,690, GB 3,297, ICT 15,984, KP 37,140, Punjab 97,946 and Sindh 132,591. About 6,393 deaths were recorded in the country since the outbreak of the contagion, including 2,448 in Sindh, two of them in hospital and one out of the hospital on Tuesday, 2,217 in Punjab,1,257 in KP, 178 in ICT, 145 in Balochistan, 79 in GB, whereas one of them on Sunday, and 65 in the AJK.

A total of 3,024,987 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 735 hospitals are equipped with Covid facilities.

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