Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity charge drops beneath 6%


— AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported 3,019 new coronavirus infections Saturday morning because the nation continues to battle a fifth wave of the pandemic.

In accordance with the most recent statistics from the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), COVID-19 claimed 44 extra lives over the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide loss of life tally from the virus to 29,731.

As many as 3,019 folks examined optimistic for the virus from 56,260 COVID-19 exams, in accordance with the NCOC’s information. 

The speed of optimistic instances throughout Pakistan over the last 24 hours was 5.36%. Positivity charge in main cities together with Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad  has additionally been declining since previous couple of days.

An infection charge in main cities

  • Karachi — 6.08%
  • Hyderabad — 15.34%
  • Lahore — 6.07%
  • Gujranwala — 3.76%
  • Nowshera — 9.76%
  • Islamabad — 3.27%
  • Rawalpindi — 5.83%
  • Peshawar — 12.36%
  • Multan   — 2.78%

In the meantime, Gilgit reported the very best an infection charge of 17.39% throughout Pakistan.

The overall variety of instances throughout the county for the reason that begin of the pandemic has now reached 1,480,592.

Along with this, 5,175 sufferers have recovered from COVID-19 within the final 24 hours throughout the nation, bringing the whole variety of recoveries to 1,370,693. The variety of energetic instances is 80,168.

Pakistan has administered at the least 194,492,475 doses of COVID vaccines to date.

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