Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity rate rises to 3.65%


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity rate has risen to 3.65% in the past 24 hours, ARY News reported.

According to data from the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), another 25 people lost their lives, bringing the death toll nationwide to 22,520.

The country’s workload has soared to 969,476 after 1,737 more people tested positive for the deadly virus during that time. The new infections emerged when 47,528 tests were performed during the said period.

Active cases were recorded at 35,573. The COVID-19 case positivity ratio reported a sharp increase and was recorded at 3.65% in Pakistan.

The number of people cured of the disease since the start of the pandemic has risen to 911 383 after 774 others recovered in the past 24 hours.

So far, Punjab has reported a total of 347,553 COVID-19 infections, Sindh 344,223, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 139,008, Islamabad 83,400, Balochistan 27,781, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 20,811 and Gilgit Baltistan 6,700 .

As of July 9, 14,698,191 people had been partially vaccinated against the deadly virus, while 3,530,044 people had received both doses of the vaccine.


A total of 18,228,235 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far.

Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed the nation in which he spoke about the global pandemic situation in the country on Thursday, noting that the government is duly overseeing the planned fourth wave of Covid.

The prime minister had said the Indian variant was of serious concern to the government given the unrest it has also caused in Bangladesh. He advised to respect the wearing of the mask at the approach of Eid ul-Azha.

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