Coronavirus positivity rate reaches 7.94pc in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (City News) – National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) on Sunday said that coronavirus positivity rate has climbed to 7.94 percent in Pakistan.
As per NCOC, the highest positivity ratio was observed in Mirpur with 22.00%, followed by Karachi with 17.39% and Peshawar with 16.02%.
The positivity rate in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is at 11.29%, AJK 10.83%, Balochistan 11.62%, Punjab 4.42%, Sindh 11.47%, GB 2.68%, and Islamabad 6.16%.
On the other hand, Sindh has crossed grim milestone of over 3,000 deaths from novel coronavirus as total number of cases in the province has surged to 182,473.
As per details, Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad.
Pakistan has reported 58 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 416,499. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 8,361.
Till now 182,473 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 122,955 in Punjab, 49,220 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 32,414 in Islamabad, 17,440 in Balochistan, 7,278 in Azad Kashmir and 4,719 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 3,162 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,011 in Sindh, 1,404 in KP, 340 in Islamabad, 177 in Azad Kashmir, 169 in Balochistan, and 98 in GB.
Pakistan has so far conducted 5,754,986 coronavirus tests and 41,645 in the last 24 hours. 355,012 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,436 patients are in critical condition.