Pakistan continues to record less COVID cases

Pakistan recoded a positivity ratio below 5% on Wednesday for the fifth consecutive day

KARACHI: Pakistan, on Wednesday, recorded a positive ratio of less than 5% for the fifth consecutive day, following a fatal fourth wave of coronavirus.

According to National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) statistics, about 2,333 new infections occurred in the previous 24 hours after 51,139 tests were performed, bringing the overall caseload to 1,230,238 across the country.

Across the country, the positive ratio is 4.56 percent. The number of ongoing cases has risen to 61,947, with a total of 1,140,917 recoveries made countrywide. Since more than a week, the number of active cases has steadily decreased. There are 4,641 individuals in critical condition among the current cases.

At least 47 additional people died of coronavirus,  bringing the national death toll to 27,374, according to NCOC statistics.

Pakistan had reported the lowest number of single-day infections in the past two months a day earlier, with 1,897 new cases. On July 24, the nation recorded a similar daily case total of 1,841 instances.

In Pakistan, coronavirus cases are declining, with an average of 2,546 new cases recorded each day. That is 43% of the peak, which was the highest day average observed on June 17.

As off now Pakistan has carried out at least 74,837,117 doses of COVID vaccines. Every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 17.3% of the population.

During the last week almost 784,687 doses were administered each day. It will take 56 days more to carry out enough doses for another 10% of the population.

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