Number Of Critical Care Covid Patients In Pakistan Now 57% Higher Than June Last Year
National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) head Asad Umar has said that the number of critical care Covid patients requiring oxygen in Pakistan is now 57 per cent higher than it was in June last year.
Asad Umar posted a series of tweet explaining the current state of oxygen production and its supply and availability in the country for Covid patients.
Total number of critical care covid patients on oxygen reached 5360 yesterday. This is 57% more than the peak last june. Alhamdulillah have so far managed to cope with this huge increase because of proactively building capacity of the entire system from oxygen production to beds
— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) April 30, 2021
He said that the number of critical Covid patient in Pakistan currently stands at 5,360.
Pakistan had at least 131 more deaths from the virus in the last 24 hours, as per the NCOC. 5,112 new positive cases were recorded after 49,099 tests. The positivity ratio is 10.41%.