Pakistan reports plunge in Covid infections


Pakistan has witness a sharp decline in Covid19 indicators as the country reported only 55 corona virus cases with no fatality during the last 24 hours, showed the statistics released by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Sunday morning.

According to the NIH data, the death toll in the country remained the same at 30,649 whereas the number of total infections now went up to 1,579,750 after adding the fresh 55 cases, much lower than yesterday’s 87. During the last 24 hours (Saturday), 3,836 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio slided to 1.43%.

The number of patients in critical care stood at 26. India reports 3,823 new Covid cases in 24 hours. India has reported 3,823 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a 27 percent jump from Saturday, according to the health ministry data.

India had recorded 2,994 new Covid-19 infections yesterday, while the number of active cases increased to 16,354. According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.—INP