The national tally of total active Covid-19 cases in Pakistan on Friday reached 38,511 as 2,152 more people tested positive for the deadly virus and 1,824 people recovered from coronavirus. At least 85 corona patients, 77 of whom were under treatment in hospitals and eight in their homes or quarantines, died, according to the latest update issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). Most of the deaths occurred in Punjab, followed by the Sindh. Out of the total 85 deaths 53 patients were on ventilators. No Covid-19 affected person is currently on ventilator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) while 330 ventilators are occupied elsewhere in Pakistan. Maximum ventilators were occupied in four major areas including Multan 52 percent, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 39 percent, Peshawar 30 percent and Lahore 37 percent. The oxygen beds (oxygen providing facility other than ventilator as per patient’s medical requirement) were also occupied in four major areas as in ICT 34 percent, Abbottabad 34 percent, Peshawar 62 percent and Multan 42 percent. Some 39,435 tests were conducted across the country, including 12,646 in Sindh, 15,195 in Punjab, 5,855 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 4,092 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 555 in Balochistan, 370 in GB, and 722 in AJK. Around 418,958 people have recovered from the disease so far across the country making it a significant count with over 86 percent recovery ratio of the affected patients. Since the pandemic spread, a total of 467,222 cases were detected that also included the perished, recovered and under treatment COVID-19 patients so far, including AJK 8,103, Balochistan 18,028, GB 4,844, ICT 36,844, KP 56,544, Punjab 134,345 and Sindh 208,514. About 9,753 deaths were recorded in country since the eruption of the contagion, including 3,440 in Sindh with 21 died on Thursday. Among these 18 died in hospital and three out of hospital. At least 3,831 died in Punjab including 48 on Thursday. 43 of them died in hospital and five out of hospital, it informed. As many as 1,585 died in KP including eight died in hospital on Thursday, 402 in ICT including four died in hospital on Thursday, 181 in Balochistan, 101 in GB among two of them died in hospital on Thursday and 213 in AJK with two in hospital on Thursday had succumbed to the deadly virus. A total of 6,482,889 corona tests have been conducted so far, while 615 hospitals are equipped with COVID facilities. Some 2,886 corona patients were admitted in hospitals across the country. Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday said that 22 more patients of coronavirus died lifting the death toll to 3462 and 915 new cases emerged when 11,692 tests were conducted raining the tally to 209,514. He said that 22 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 3462 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. He said that 11,692 tests were conducted which diagnosed 915 cases that constituted 7.8 percent current detection rate. Covid-19 cases continue to surge in the federal capital as 123 new cases were reported from the city, the NCOC said on Friday. As many as 238 cases were reported on Thursday while 67 cases were reported on Wednesday.