National COVID positivity increased by 7.12%. The condition of 2,495 patients is critical

National COVID positivity increased by 7.12%. The condition of 2,495 patients is critical

IslamabadThe National CoVID positivity ratio was recorded at 7.12% on Tuesday, with 2,495 coronavirus patients in critical condition, with the number of patients increasing rapidly.

According to the latest update released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), Hyderabad had the highest positivity rate at 22.45 per cent, followed by Karachi at 19.89 per cent and Peshawar at 19.04 per cent.

The positivity ratio is increasing rapidly in Punjab, especially Lahore and Rawalpindi, while in various federation units, like Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 9.4 per cent, in Balochistan 14.2 per cent, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) 0.5 per cent, Islamabad Capital Territory (IC) T) 3.3%, 7.2% in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8.8% in Punjab and 14.9% in Sindh.

It also reported a breakdown in the province-wise COVID positivity ratio, which was 4.16 per cent in Punjab, Lahore, 7.71 per cent in Rawalpindi, 1.62 per cent in Faisalabad and 4.08 per cent in Multan.

In Sindh, Karachi had 19.89 per cent, Hyderabad 22.45 per cent, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 19.04 per cent, Abbottabad 13.33 per cent, Swat 2.74 per cent, Balochistan 5.06 per cent and ICT 4.3 per cent. In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the positive percentage was 18.48% in Mirpur and 1.67% in Muzaffarabad.

The update also showed an analysis of deaths during the current pandemic epidemic, as the global mortality rate was 2% compared to 2.23%, with a total of 8,905 deaths recorded.

It added that according to the gender analysis of the deceased, about 70 per cent of the men were 75 per cent over the age of 50 and 61 years old.

Seventy-three percent of COVID-19 patients who died had chronic comorbidities (had contracted another disease before contracting the coronavirus).

It added that 91% of the dead COVID patients remained in the hospital while 58% of the hospitalized patients were on ventilators.


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