Country’s Covid positivity rate swells to 13pc

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has logged 7,586 new infections in the last 24 hours (Saturday), the second-highest daily caseload since the start of the pandemic in February 2020.

Furthermore, 20 deaths were also reported during the last 24 hours while the positivity rate rose to 13 percent. The total number of cases has risen to 1,367,605 and the death toll is 29,097. 

According to the NCOC, Sindh reported 3,359 cases and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours, Punjab 1,988 cases and 5 deaths, Islamabad 1,497 cases and 1 death, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 590 cases and 5 deaths, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 88 cases and 1 death, GB 9 cases, while Balochistan reported 55 such cases.

Meanwhile, another 647 people have recovered from the Coronavirus in the country, taking the country’s total to 1,268,245. According to the Covid-19 database, the number of active cases has crossed 70,000, while the number of Covid-19 patients in critical care stands at 1,083.


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