Pakistan records significant drop in new Covid cases as positivity ratio drops to 4.22 pc
ISLAMABAD – The country on Monday recorded the lowest number of new infections since July 23 with a national ratio of Covid positivity in the last 24 hours reaching 4.22%.
According to the latest figures shared by the National Command and Operation Center, at least 40 coronavirus patients have died in the past 24 hours while the South Asian country has reported 2,167 new infections of the new disease. The death toll from the deadly virus stands at 27,246 as the number of confirmed cases has climbed to 1,226,008.
Statistics Sep 20, 21:
Total number of tests in the last 24 hours: 51,348
Positive cases: 2167
% positivity: 4.22%
Intensive care patients: 4840
– NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) September 20, 2021
In the past 24 hours, up to 2,312 patients have recovered from the deadly virus while total recoveries stand at 1,135,038. On Monday, the total number of active cases fell to 63,724.
At least 450,787 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 422,790 in Punjab 171,388 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 104,242 in Islamabad, 32,769 in Balochistan, 33,787 in Azad Kashmir and 10,245 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
In addition, 12,407 people lost their lives due to the epidemic in Punjab, 7,270 in Sindh, 5,412 KP, 902 in Islamabad, 729 in Azad Kashmir, 344 in Balochistan and 182 in Gilgit Baltistan.
Healthcare facilities across the country have performed 51,348 coronavirus tests, bringing the total number of COVID-19 tests to 18,903,808 since the first case was reported.