ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 105 deaths from coronavirus during the last 24 hours, which is the highest number of single-day fatalities in months according to the data provided by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC).
According to the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), these latest fatalities have brought the country’s death toll from the coronavirus to 9,010 with a mortality rate of 2.27 percent.
It is pertinent to mention that out of the 105 patients who lost their lives to COVID-19, 70 of them were on ventilators as the second wave of infections has proven to be even more deadlier.
Furthermore, there were 2,731 new infections reported during the last 24 hours bringing the countrywide tally to 445,977 with the positivity rate now being recorded at 7.18 percent according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
There are 48,369 active coronavirus cases across Pakistan, out of which 2,510 are in critical condition with 316 patients on ventilators. Multan has reported the highest ventilator occupancy at 48 percent followed by Islamabad with 46 percent.
However, it is pertinent to mention that Pakistan also has one of the highest recovery rates in the world with over 87 percent of patients surviving the virus. There were 2,265 new recoveries across the country during the last 24 hours.