ISLAMABAD: Statistics from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) show that Pakistan today (Sunday) for the 14th time in a row reported a Cowide 19 positivity rate of less than 2%.
According to the latest NCOC figures, 733 people tested positive for the virus after 48,192 COVID-19 tests were performed nationwide in the past 24 hours. This brings the positivity rate to 1.52%.
The Corona virus, meanwhile, claimed 11 more lives in Pakistan during the same period, bringing the national death toll from the virus to 28,449. The number of active cases now stands at 23,094.
The country is reporting an average of 628 new infections each day, 11 percent of the peak – the highest daily average reported on June 17.
Pakistan has so far given at least 103,514,198 doses of the vaccine. Assuming that each person needs 2 doses, that is enough to vaccinate about 23.9% of the country’s population.
According to the report, an average of 621,689 doses were given daily in Pakistan during the last week. At this rate, it will take another 70 days to provide adequate food to another 10% of the population.