NUT Desk- ISLAMABAD: The national tally on Friday of total active COVID-19 cases was recorded 32,921 with 1,052 more people testing positive for the deadly virus and 1,013 people recovering from the disease during the last 24 hours.
Forty-four corona patients have died during past 24 hours, 41 of them were under treatment in the hospitals and three of them perished in their homes or respective quarantine facilities, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Most of the deaths occurred in Sindh followed by Punjab. Out of the total 44 deaths occurred 25 of them died under treatment on ventilators.
There were 2,029 Covid infected patients under treatment in critical condition admitted in various Covid dedicated healthcare facilities in past 24 hours.
The National Covid positivity ratio was recorded 2.29 percent. The Covid-19 positivity ratio is the percentage of actual positive cases appearing in every 100 tests performed to identify infected individuals.
The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major cities including Islamabad 21%, Lahore 20%, Bahawalpur 22% and Multan 28%.