Staff Reporter Islamabad
Pakistan reported a Covid-19 positivity ratio below 7% for the first time in over two weeks amid the fourth wave of the pandemic.
Pakistan witnessed a significant decline in coronavi-rus cases over the past 24 hours, with the country reporting a positivity ratio of 6.8%.
According to the statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 3,711 new cases of the virus Sunday after the country conducted 54,204 tests.
The NCOC reported 67 deaths over the past 24 hours. The last time Pakistan reported a coronavirus positivity ratio was almost 20 days ago, on July 27 when the country reported a positivity ratio of 6.6%.
Meanwhile, at least 67 new lives succumbed to COVID-19 in the past 24-hour period on Sunday while the positivity rate for fresh infetions stood at 6.8 per cent, National Command and Operation Center said on Sunday.
In the daily statistics reported since Saturday, 54,204 total tests were conducted in last 24-hours out of which 3711 fresh cases emerged.
The new cases that emerged today to take the positivity rate to 6.8 pc, while new 67 deaths were reported.
Total deaths with the new ones reported today have risen to 24,406 so far, NCOC reported.
Pakistan reports 73 more deaths and 4,786 Corona cases in 24 hours Just yesterday, the country registered 73 COVID-19 deaths during the past 24 hours, taking the country’s overall death toll to 24,339.
The NCOC said yesterday that the country’s number of overall confirmed cases has risen to 1,094,699 after the emergence of 4,786 new infections.