Corona positivity ratio soars to 7.5pc in City: Health secy

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Staff Reporter

Overall positivity ratio of coronavirus cases across Punjab province has reached to 5.8 percent on Thursday.

According to Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Secretary Sara Aslam, Covid-19 positive cases rate in Lahore has reached to 7.5 percent over the past 24 hours. Overall 1173 new cases of coronavirus reported in Punjab today, the secretary said.

Maximum ratio of positive cases in the province was reported in Rawalpindi, which is 23.9 percent while in Faisalabad positivity rate of coronavirus cases remained 4.3 pct and in Sialkot 5.5 percent, the health secretary said.

According to health department, three Covid patients died in Faisalabad during the period in question.

Eighty-seven corona patients have been admitted to Allied and Civil hospitals of Faisalabad, while 245 patients have been in isolation at homes, the health department said.
The department said that the positivity ratio of virus cases in Faisalabad has reached to eight percent.

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Thursday stated that over 1.15 million people were vaccinated during the last 24 hours in the country.

The tally of Covid-19 vaccination in Pakistan is increasing with each passing day. According to the figures shared by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the vaccine doses administered across Pakistan in last 24 hours stand 11,58,744.

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