Karachi: The coronavirus positivity rate in Sindh province, the capital of Karachi, has risen to 37.3% as the country faces a fifth deadly wave of the virus caused by a variant of Omicron.
According to details, 3,150 new coronavirus cases have emerged in Sindh. Rawalpindi had a positivity rate of 17.4%, while Lahore had a positivity rate of 15%.
Pakistan, on the other hand, reported eight deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases surged to 1,374,800. The national death toll jumped to 29,105 on Monday.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 7,195 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
Punjab remains the worst-hit province in terms of deaths, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Till now 13,108 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,741 in Sindh 5,975 in KP, 976 in Islamabad, 751 in Azad Kashmir, 367 in Balochistan, and 187 in GB.
Furthermore 526,899 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 464,431 in Punjab 185,340 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 118,292 in Islamabad, 35,400 in Azad Kashmir 33,941 in Balochistan and 10,497 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Pakistan has conducted 24,590,353 coronavirus tests so far, 57,401 in the past 24 hours. 1,269,078 patients have recovered in the country, while 1,113 are in critical condition.
The COVID-19 positivity rate was recorded at 12.53%.