Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity fee under 10% for fifth straight day


Pakistan stories 4,874 new COVID-19 infections within the final 24 hours. Picture: file  

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday noticed a major drop within the variety of each day COVID-19 infections because the nation logged 4,874 new circumstances within the final 24 hours as in comparison with 6,236 reported throughout the identical interval on February 5, knowledge from the Nationwide Command and Operation (NCOC) confirmed Sunday morning.

As per the newest statistics of the NCOC, 56,051 diagnostic checks have been carried out over the last 24 hours, of which 4,874 got here again optimistic, pushing the nationwide tally of such circumstances to 1,459,773.

Likewise, the nation’s positivity fee drop to eight.69% as of Sunday, making it under 10% for the fifth consecutive day.

Along with this, the energetic COVID-19 circumstances additionally drop to 90,797.

In the meantime, 30 extra sufferers succumbed to the virus within the final 24 hours, taking the loss of life toll from the illness to 29,478.

Pakistan’s Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Well being, Dr. Faisal Sultan, requested the general public to cease being lazy and get their booster photographs in the event that they have not already. As Pakistan fights the fifth COVID-19 wave led by the Omicron, Dr. Faisal Sultan had urged individuals to get their photographs.

Earlier than, he had informed individuals to get their COVID-19 booster photographs if it had been greater than six months since they’d their second dose.

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