Six new coronavirus cases reported in past week: officials

Daily COVID-19 case count in Pakistan under 1,000 for first time in 1.5 months


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity rate fell to 2.51% overnight as the country reported only 961 new infections, data from the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) showed on Tuesday morning.

The new cases surfaced after 38,139 diagnostic tests were conducted nationwide in the past 24 hours, the state COVID-19 agency said.

The new cases bring Pakistan’s total to 1,502,641. Active cases fell further, however, as 2,393 patients recovered overnight, bringing the number of active cases in the country to 66,227.

Meanwhile, the country’s daily death toll also fell to 13, the lowest level since January 24, when Pakistan reported just eight COVID-19 deaths in a single day.

The latest additions show that Pakistan has reported a total of 30,053 deaths since the pandemic.

You may also like