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Corona claims more lives, 5,703 tests conducted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Peshawar: The national tally on Tuesday of active COVID-19 cases recorded 31,510 with 1,008 more people tested positive for the deadly virus and 1,441 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours.

Forty corona patients have died during past 24 hours in the country, 32 of them were under treatment in hospital and eight in their respective quarantines and homes, according to the latest update issued by the National command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The maximum ventilators were occupied in four major areas including Multan 35 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 27 percent, Peshawar 26 percent and Lahore 33 percent.

Some 31,509 tests were conducted across the country, including 10,205 in Sindh, 10,858 in Punjab, 5,703 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,557 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 513 in Balochistan, 341 in GB, and 332 in AJK.