Active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan hit a one-year low


Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity rate is 0.89%. Image: File

ISLAMABAD: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has come down to 14,862, the lowest since November 2020, data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) showed on Tuesday morning.

Pakistan last reported 14,646 active COVID-19 cases on November 3, 2020.

As of Tuesday, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the country had dropped to 14,862, according to the latest NCOC figures.

According to NCOC data, after 35,332 tests were performed across the country in the last 24 hours, 315 more people tested positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases nationwide to 1,282,510. This brings the positivity rate to 0.89%.

Meanwhile, five more people died from the corona virus during the same period, bringing the total number of deaths from the virus to 28,668.

In addition, 8,010 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours across Pakistan, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,238,980.

According to the report, an average of 702,907 doses were given daily in Pakistan during the last week. At this rate, it would take another 62 days to provide adequate nutrition to another 10% of the population.

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