Sharp drop in Pakistan coronavirus indicators


All the coronavirus indicators took a deep plunge with Pakistan registering a sharp decrease in single-day fatalities, infections and positivity rate.

The Covid-19 deaths were down to just 26, daily infections were nosedived to under 1,000 and the positivity ratio was also receded to under two percent after several months.

According to the statistics released by the Na-tional Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday morning, Pakistan recorded only 26 coro-navirus deaths and only 912 infections during the last 24 hours (Thursday).

As per the NCOC figures, after the addition of 26 new deaths, the overall toll has now surged to 28,058 whereas the number of total infections now stood at 1,256,233 after adding the fresh 912 cases.

During the last 24 hours (Thursday), a total of 45,619 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 1.99 percent.

The number of patients in critical care was 2,763. During the last 24 hours (Thursday), as many as 1,633 patients have recovered from the virus whereas the total recoveries stood at 1,184,527. —INP

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