COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,841 new cases, infection rate jumps to 4.89%

 COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,841 new cases, infection rate jumps to 4.89%

Pakistan reports 1,841 new coronavirus cases and infection rate jumps to 4.89%

ISLAMABAD, 24 July: Pakistan’s coronavirus numbers saw a slight improvement, with a drop recorded in daily cases, infection rate jumps to 4.89%, and death counts Saturday morning.

Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity ratio, too, fell and now stands at 4.89%.

According to the latest data from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on its official web portal, at least 32 more people succumbed to the coronavirus on Friday, taking the total death tally to 22,971.

At least 37,636 coronavirus tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, out of which 1,841 came back positive.

In addition to this, 924,782 people have recovered from the virus in the country so far whereas the number of active cases stands at 54,122 as of today morning.

Province wise COVID-19 cases

According to the official portal, the total number of coronavirus patients in Sindh has reached 363,101. In Punjab, the total number of COVID-19 patients is 352,153, in Balochistan 29,451, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 141,495, in Azad Kashmir 22,685, and 7,639 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Sindh to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions from Monday amid spike in cases

A day earlier, the Sindh government announced it is reimposing coronavirus restrictions in the province starting Monday, after the positivity ratio in the province crossed 10%.

Read this: COVID-19: 2,145 cases, 37 more deaths reported in Pakistan

Pakistan reported 2,145 cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, as per the statistics shared by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). A total of 40,805 people were tested for the infection on Monday, said the NCOC, out of whom 2,145 turned out to be positive.

This brings the positivity ratio across the country to 5.25%. Pakistan also reported 37 deaths from the infection over the last 24 hours. The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan since the pandemic began has risen to 993,872, while the number of active cases in the country has increased to 49,929.

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