COVID-19 claims 91 more lives, active cases tally cross 91,000

ISLAMABAD: As many as 91 corona patients lost their battle for life in the last 24 hours, touching the highest tally of deaths in a day due to the fatal virus during the fourth wave of COVID 19.
The national tally of total active COVID-19 cases was recorded as 91,046, on Tuesday with 4,075 more people were tested positive and 2,857 people recovered from the disease during this time span.
77 of the deceased were under treatment in the hospitals and 14 were perished in their respective quarantines or homes, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Most of the deaths occurred in Punjab followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
Out of the total 91 deaths that occurred, 34 of them were on ventilators.
There were 5,513 Covid infected patients under treatment in critical condition with 123 infected people admitted during the past 24 hours in various Covid dedicated healthcare facilities of the country.
The National Covid positivity ratio during the past 24 hours was recorded at 6.79 percent.
The Covid positivity ratio is the percentage of actual positive cases appearing in every 100 tests performed to identify infected individuals.
The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major cities including Islamabad 44 percent, Bahawalpur 66 percent, Peshawar 40 percent and Multan 67 percent.
The maximum Oxygen beds (alternate oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per the medical requirement of COVID patient) was also occupied in four major cities of Abbottabad 69 percent, Swat 71 percent, Gujranwala 63 percent, and Swabi 73 percent. – APP