Coronavirus claims 14 lives, 842 persons infected in 24 hours


ISLAMABAD:    As many as 14 deaths have occurred and 842 persons have been infected by the corona virus in 24 hours.
According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) statistics 842 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Till now 123,246 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 94,223 in Punjab, 34,539 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 15,214 in Islamabad, 11,835 in Balochistan, 2,129 in Azad Kashmir and 2,301 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 2,259 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Sindh, 2166 in Punjab, 1,222 in KP, 137 in Balochistan, 171 in Islamabad, 55 in GB and 58 in Azad Kashmir.
Pakistan has so far conducted 2,103,699 coronavirus tests and 24,366 in last 24 hours. 259,604 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 801 patients are in critical condition.
According to NCOC 213 patients are on ventilators in the hospitals all over the country while number of ventilators available in the hospital stand at 10859. Atleast 10595 patients are admitted in hospitals at present. Corona testing potential of the country has surpassed 60000 daily while 132 testing laboratories are operating all over the country. trace tests and quarantine mechanism is working effectively .
The number of Coronavirus cases across the world has surpassed nineteen million while the pandemic has claimed more than 722,000 lives so far.
More than twelve point five million patients have recovered from the disease.
The United States is the worse hit, where cases have mounted over five million and death toll reached over 164,000.
Mexico’s health ministry on Friday reported 6,717 new confirmed coronavirus infections and 794 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 469,407 cases and 51,311 deaths.
Brazil reported 50,230 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 1,079 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 hours
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,122 to 215,336, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious