ISLAMABAD: Figures from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) said Sunday morning that 2,580 new COVID infections had been recorded in Pakistan in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 1,223,841.
- 71 more people lose their lives to COVID-19 in last 24 hours.
- Pakistan has recorded 2,580 new coronavirus infections during the last 24 hours.
- The number of total active cases stands at 63,909 in Pakistan as of today.
With Sunday being the second consecutive day Pakistan reported a coronavirus positivity ratio below 5%, health authorities have pointed out a decline in COVID-19 cases across the country.
According to the NCOC’s latest statistics, 55,027 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours out of which 2,580 returned positive.
The country’s COVID-19 positivity rate now stands at 4.6%.
In addition to this, the number of total active cases stands at 63,909 in Pakistan as of today. At least 3,164 more people have recovered from Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, taking the total to 1,132,726.
A day earlier, the number of total active COVID-19 cases fell to 64,564 as 2,512 more people tested positive for the virus, while 3,610 people made full recovery from the disease.
However, Pakistan had administered at least 70,402,987 doses of COVID vaccines till September 18. Assuming every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 16.3% of the country’s population.
During the last week reported, Pakistan averaged about 954,803 doses administered each day. At that rate, it will take a further 46 days to administer enough doses for another 10% of the population.