Pakistan records less than 60,000 active COVID-19 cases for first time in almost two months


A nurse making ready to manage a COVID-19 shot in Pakistan. Picture: AFP
  • Pakistan detects 2,060 new coronavirus instances in final 24 hours, 10,928 recoveries.
  • COVID-19 positivity price now stands at 4.58%.
  • Pakistan has been reporting a positivity price under 5% for final eight days.

ISLAMABAD: The variety of lively coronavirus instances in Pakistan went underneath 60,000 for the primary time in practically two months, official information confirmed Saturday morning.

The nation’s lively variety of instances fell to 52,042. The nation final reported 59,761 lively instances on July 29.

The lively instances have fallen constantly for greater than per week with new recoveries surpassing contemporary instances reported each day. Among the many lively instances, 4,267 sufferers are underneath essential care.

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In line with information from the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre, 10,928 folks recovered from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, whereas 2,060 new instances had been reported after 44,958 exams had been taken. As many 42 folks succumbed to the COVID-19 an infection throughout the identical interval.

Because the day the primary coronavirus case was reported within the nation, Pakistan’s whole confirmed instances are 1,236,888, of which 1,157,322 folks have already recovered, NCOC stats confirmed. The COVID-19 dying toll as of now stands at 27,524.

The nation’s COVID-19 positivity price now stands at 4.58%. Pakistan has been reporting a positivity price under 5% for the final eight days.

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COVID-19 infections are lowering in Pakistan, with 2,297 new infections reported on common every day. That’s 39% of the height — the very best each day common reported on June 17.

Pakistan has administered at the very least 76,141,484 doses of COVID vaccines up to now. Assuming each individual wants 2 doses, that’s sufficient to have vaccinated about 17.6% of the nation’s inhabitants.

Over the past week reported, Pakistan averaged about 767,771 doses administered every day. At that price, it can take an extra 57 days to manage sufficient doses for an additional 10% of the inhabitants.

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