Over the last 24 hours, 3,097 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan, according to data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). Meanwhile, 48 people lost their lives to the virus, of which 28 died on ventilators.

Punjab continues to register the most number of COVID-19 deaths, followed by Sindh.

The number of fatalities registered in the provinces stand at 4,348 in Punjab, 3,744 in Sindh, 1,752 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 449 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 188 in Balochistan, 101 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), and 236 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

As of January 14, 2021, there are 33,869 active cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan.

Yesterday, 41,574 tests were conducted across Pakistan, with 14,519 conducted in Sindh, 14,411 in Punjab, 6,207 in KP, 5,264 in ICT, 555 in Balochistan, 380 in GB, and 238 in AJK.

Of the ventilators reserved for COVID-19 patients, 328 are occupied across Pakistan. 55% of the reserved ventilators are occupied in Bahawalpur, 56% in Multan, 32% in Peshawar, and 36% in Lahore. No patients are on ventilator in Balochistan and GB. Of the allotted oxygen beds, 50% are occupied in Peshawar, 33% in Multan, 37% in Karachi, and 28% in Rawalpindi.

To date, a total of 511,921 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Pakistan (AJK 8,540; Balochistan 18,488; GB 4,882, ICT 39,624; KP 62,377; Punjab 147,292; Sindh 230,718). 7,243,650 tests have so far been conducted in Pakistan, and 10,818 total deaths have been registered.

630 hospitals with in Pakistan are equipped with COVID-19 facilities, with 2,903 patients admitted across the country

So far, 467,234 people have recovered across Pakistan, making it a significant count.


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