Covid positivity ratio soars in Pakistan


Pakistan has recorded uptick in Covid-19 infections soaring the infectivity rate tremendously after the country registered 33 more coronavirus cases with no fatality during the last 24 hours (Wednesday), showed the figures released by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Thursday morning.

According to the NIH data, the death toll in the country remained the same at 30,638 whereas the number of total infections now rose to 1,575,887 after adding the fresh 33 cases.

During the last 24 hours (Wednesday), 3,942 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity rose to 0.84 percent. The number of patients in critical care has shot up to 19.

On the other hand, international passengers arriving in Pakistan’s airports will undergo random testing for Covid-19.