Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity rate exceeds 1 pc for third day in a row – Pakistan


Published on January 02, 2022 09:18

The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 1.30%.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Pakistan has reported 8 deaths in the past 24 hours from a new coronavirus as the number of positive cases rose to 1,296,527. The national death tally rose to 28,941 on Sunday.

According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 594 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.


Details by province


Punjab remains the most affected province in terms of deaths, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

To date, 13,073 people have lost their lives in the epidemic in Punjab, 7,673 in Sindh, 5,932 in KP, 967 in Islamabad, 746 in Azad Kashmir, 364 in Balochistan and 186 in the United Kingdom.

In addition, 482,411 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Sindh, 445,228 in Punjab, 181,430 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 108,720 in Islamabad, 34,665 in Azad Kashmir, 33,644 in Balochistan and 10,429 in Gilgit-Baltistan.


Tests and recoveries


Pakistan has so far carried out 23,469,131 coronavirus tests and 45,585 in the past 24 hours. 1,257,024 patients have recovered in the country while 637 patients are in critical condition.


Positivity report


The COVID-19 positivity ratio was recorded at 1.30%.


Vaccine statistics


So far, 96,980,678 people have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, including 927,315 in the past 24 hours. 70,576,467 citizens were fully immunized while 1,046,013 received their second dose in the past 24 hours.

The total number of doses administered reached 156,623,021 of which 1,599,380 were within the last 24 hours.


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