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Pakistan’s COVID death toll surpasses 9,000

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan suffered 105 more deaths caused by Coronavirus in the last 24 hours which took the death toll to 9,010.

As per the latest statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) on Wednesday morning, 2,731 people tested positive for Coronavirus across the Country in the last 24 hours.

As of now, 388,598 COVID patients have been recovered while Active Cases in the Country are 48,369.

Of the under treatment COVID patients across Pakistan, 2,510 are in critical condition and their number is rising fast.

The national positivity ratio stands at 7.2%

The NCOC data says that the national positivity ratio is 7.2% while on December 15, the highest positivity ratio was observed in Karachi 18.76% followed by Hyderabad 16.56% and Peshawar 15.99%.

The positivity ratio in various federating units is as:

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) 5.0%, Balochistan is 4.9%, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) 1.6%, Islamabad 2.9%, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) 11.3%, Punjab 3.2% and Sindh 14.8%

Province wise COVID Positivity Ratio under:-

Punjab

Lahore                     6.04%

Rawalpindi                6.15%

Faisalabad                2.67%

Multan                      2.71%

Gujranwala               0.77%

Sindh

Karachi                     18.76%

Hyderabad                16.56%

KP

Peshawar                  15.99%

Swat                         3.46%

Abbottabad                3.80%

Balochistan

Quetta                      5.08%

Islamabad

ICT                           2.94%

AJK

Mirpur                      5.31%

Muzaffarabad            1.80%

GB

Gilgit                        1.45%

Mortality Analysis (n=9010)

Current Fatality Rate 2.02 against 2.22% globally

  • Gender: 70% Males
  • Age range: Median 61 years
  • 77.5% over the age of 50 years
  • 73% had chronic comorbidities
  • 91% of the deceased remained hospitalized
  • 58% of hospitalized patients remained on the ventilator
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