Saturday, December 2, 2023

COVID-19 Positivity Ratio made a Record Reached up to 7.23%

On Friday, the overall number of current COVID-19 cases in the United States stood at 62,723 with 4,537 additional persons testing positive with the deadly virus and 1,489 recovering from the sickness in the previous 24 hours.

According to the most recent report from the National Command and Operation Centre, 86 corona patients have died in the last 24 hours, 82 of them were receiving treatment in hospitals, and four of them died in their quarantines or homes (NCOC).

The majority of the deaths occurred in Sindh, followed by Punjab. 50 of the 86 fatalities occurred when patients were being treated on ventilators.

There were 3,117 Covid-infected patients in critical condition being treated, with 33 of them hospitalized in the last 24 hours in various Covid-specific healthcare institutions around the country.

During the previous 24 hours, the National Covid positive ratio was 7.23 percent.

The Covid positivity ratio is the percentage of actual positive cases found in every 100 tests used to identify infected people.

The majority of ventilators were occupied in four large cities: Islamabad (37%), Lahore (20%), Peshawar (18%), and Karachi (18%).

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The highest number of oxygen beds (alternative oxygen giving facility other than ventilator provided as per the medical necessity of COVID patient) were also occupied in four main cities: Gilgit (37%), Karachi (53%), Abbottabad (38%), and Islamabad (33%).

Almost, 304 ventilators were in use elsewhere in the country, whereas no COVID patients were on ventilators in Balochistan.

On Thursday, 58,203 tests were carried out across the nation, including 20,475 in Sindh, 17,510 in Punjab, 10,091 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,484 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 4,689 in Balochistan,1,090 in AJK, and 864 in GB.

So far, 938,843 people have recovered from the sickness in Pakistan, making it a substantial number with a recovery rate of more than 90% of the affected patients.

Since the pandemic began, a total of 1,024,861 cases have been identified, including those who have died, recovered, and are receiving treatment for COVID-19, including AJK 23,819, Balochistan 30,162, GB 8,008, ICT 86,945, KP 143,213, Punjab 355,483, and Sindh 377,231.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, about 23,295 people have died in the nation. In Sindh, around 5,947 people died, 44 of them died in hospitals on Thursday.

In Punjab, 11,019 individuals died, including 24 deaths in the last 24 hours. Twenty people died in hospitals, and four died outside of them.

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