NCOC: COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 1.78% in Pakistan

 NCOC: COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 1.78% in Pakistan

COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 1.78% in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 29 June: The COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 1.78 percent in Pakistan during the last 24 hours, quoting the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The pandemic has claimed 23 more lives in Pakistan during the last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide death toll to 22,254.

A total of 735 new cases of the virus emerged when 41,133 samples were tested during this period, taking the country’s caseload to 956,392.

NCOC said the Covid-19 infection rate was recorded at 1.78%.

The number of people who have recovered from the disease since the first case of the pandemic was reported in the country climbed to 901,985 after 784 more people recuperated in the last 24 hours.

NCOC relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

Keeping in view the downward trend in coronavirus infections, the NCOC on Monday had announced to lift some Covid-19 restrictions that put in place owing to the Third Covid-19 wave in the country.

As per details, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a session of NCOC to review the coronavirus situation in the country.

Read this: Pakistan: COVID-19 claims 23 more lives during last 24 hours

The COVID-19 pandemic confirmed 23 more lives in Pakistan during the last 24 hours, lifting the nationwide death toll to 22,211, quoting the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

A total of 901 new cases of the virus emerged when 44,544 samples were tested during this period, taking the country’s caseload to 954,743.

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said the Covid-19 infection rate was recorded at 2.02.

The number of people who have recovered from the disease since the first case of the pandemic was announced in the country climbed to 900,291 after 1,347 more people recuperated in the last 24 hours. As of June 26, as many as 11,978,339 people have been partially vaccinated 

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