ISLAMABAD, Mar 19 (APP): The national tally on Friday of total active COVID-19 cases recorded 27,188 with 3,499 more people tested positive for the deadly virus and 813 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours.
Forty corona patients have died during past 24 hours, 38 of whom were under treatment in hospital and two out of hospital in respective quarantine or home, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
During the last 24 hours most of the deaths had occurred in the Punjab followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Out of the total 40 deaths occurred during last 24 hours, 17 of the deceased had died on ventilators during their treatment.
The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major areas including Multan 41 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 51 percent, Peshawar 26 percent and Lahore 39 percent. The maximum Oxygen beds (alternate oxygen providing facility other than ventilator administered as per medical requirement of COVID patient) was also occupied in Four major areas of Gujrat 75 percent, Peshawar 53 percent, ICT 40 percent and Rawalpindi 32 percent. Around 276 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in the country while no COVID affected person was on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan.
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