Covid national tally reports below 6% positivity ratio

ISLAMABAD: The national tally of total active COVID-19 cases was recorded 91,015 on Sunday with 3,153 more people testing positive for the deadly virus and 3,797 people recovering from the disease during past 24 hours.

58 corona patients have died during last 24 hours, 56 of whom were under treatment in the hospitals and two of them perished in their respective quarantines or homes, according to the latest update issued by the NCOC.

Most of the deaths occurred in KP followed by Sindh.  Out of the total 58 deaths occurred, 19 were on ventilators.

There were 5,370 Covid infected patients under treatment in critical condition in various Covid dedicated healthcare facilities of the country.

The National Covid positivity ratio during past 24 hours was recorded as 5.45  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 Sargodha 52 percent, Bahawalpur 47 percent, Lahore 59 percent and Multan 76 percent. – APP