Covid in Pakistan: Positivity rate goes more than 3% following 20 days


ISLAMABAD: At 3.27%, Pakistan recorded a coronavirus positivity rate above 3% for the primary time since June 17 Wednesday morning.

The number of deaths reported from the virus within the last 24 hours stood at 17, National Command and Operation Centre data showed.

NCOC stats showed that 1,517 new COVID-19 cases were detected within the last 24 hours after 46,287 tests were conducted.

The total number of deaths from the virus thus far stands at 22,469 and therefore the total number of cases has reached 966,007, while 909,525 people have recovered from the virus thus far . The active number of cases are 34,013.

Despite the government’s campaign to vaccinate as many of us as possible against the novel coronavirus, only 3.5% of the population within the country has been inoculated thus far .

On Monday, the NCOC had warned of strict restrictions because it observed violation of coronavirus SOPs in several sectors following the relief of curbs.

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