The death toll rose to 42 on Friday due to coronavirus

ISLAMABAD, 21 Nov — The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan on Saturday was 34,974, as 2,843 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during the past 24 hours.

A total of 42 corona patients who were under treatment lost their lives, of whom 34 died in hospitals, while eight died from the hospital on Friday due to COVID-19, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) ) on Saturday.
No COVID person affected was in the ventilator in Balochistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), while 246 ventilators were occupied elsewhere in Pakistan, out of 1,798 allocated to COVID-19 patients.

About 42,752 tests were done across the country on Friday, including 12,975 in Sindh, 16,275 in Punjab, 4,615 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 7,052 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 664 in Balochistan, 302 in Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and 896 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

About 328,931 people have recovered from the disease so far across Pakistan, making it an important count.

Since the pandemic outbreak, a total of 371,508 cases have been detected so far, including AJK 5,911, Balochistan 16,699, GB 4,506, ICT 26,177, KP 43,730, Punjab 113,457 and Sindh 161,028.

About 7,603 deaths have been recorded in the country since the outbreak, including 2,799 in Sindh, 12 of whom died in hospital on Friday and seven from hospital, while 2,826 in Punjab, 15 of them died in hospital. is, 1 323 in KP with three died in hospital while one Friday from hospital, 270 in ICT out of the four on Friday, 158 in Balochistan, 93 in GB and 134 in AJK.

It is important to mention here that so far approximately 5141 043 tests have been done, while 763 hospitals have been allocated with joint facilities with 2 122 patients admitted across the country.

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