Pakistan Sees its Deadliest Day Yet with 40 Deaths in 24 Hours

Pakistan yesterday recorded its highest death toll for coronavirus related complications as 40 patients died in just 24 hours, official data has said.

Half of the deaths or 20 fatalities were recorded in Punjab only while Sindh and KP reported 11 and 9 fatalities respectively. It must be noted here that off all the new deaths yesterday, only 14 patients were on ventilator — indicating that more and more patients without ventilator are dying, a pattern which was previously not seen.

Total number of new Coronavirus cases rose by 1,049 in 24 hours with 10,178 tests done during the reported period. Half of the tests were done in Punjab only.

Number of hospitalized patients reached 4,405, of which 163 patients are in critical condition while 40 another are on ventilator; indicating that fatalities could remain high during next couple of days as well.

More in below table and graphs:

Confirmed CasesIn 24 HoursTests in 24 HoursDeathsLast 24 Hours
AJK76051100000
Balochistan1,4951748632102
GB386141670300
Islamabad485218880400
KP3,49921187019409
Punjab8,4203175,03015620
Sindh8,1893072,25014811
Total22,5501,04910,17852640