In the last 24 hours, 1,563 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan while 74 lost their lives, according to the latest statistics released by the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC). Most deaths were recorded in the province of Punjab followed by Sindh.
As of January 27, the total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan stand at 33,820. Yesterday, 41,285 tests were conducted with Sindh conducting 11,083; Punjab: 16,704; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 6,537; Islamabad: 5,994; Balochistan: 373; Gilgit-Baltistan: 323 and Azad Kashmir: 271.
Out of 1,756 ventilators reserved for COVID-19 patients in the country, 299 ventilators are currently occupied. There is no patient on the ventilator in AJK, GB and Balochistan.
A total of 537,477 cases have been detected so far in the country with AJK reporting 8,877; Balochistan: 18,765; GB: 4,903, ICT: 40,972, KPK: 65,953; Punjab: 155,214 and Sindh: 242,793.
Till now, Pakistan has recorded 11,450 deaths. Punjab is on top of the list with 4,561 casualties followed by Sindh: 3,925, KPK: 1,857; Islamabad: 469; Balochistan: 193; GB: 102 and AJK: 258.
631 hospitals in Pakistan are equipped with COVID-19 facilities with 2,644 patients being treated. Till now, Pakistan has conducted 7,764,114 tests.