Pakistan: Coronavirus caseload goes over 1,000 for the first time in a week

 Pakistan: Coronavirus caseload goes over 1,000 for the first time in a week

Coronavirus caseload goes over 1,000 for the first time in a week

ISLAMABAD, 01 July: Pakistan’s daily coronavirus caseload went back over the 1,000 cases in a day mark after the country reported 1,037 new cases Thursday morning.

The daily case count has been under 1,000 for a week now. The country last reported 1,052 cases in a day on June 25.

Another 40 people died of coronavirus in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, pushing the national death tally since the pandemic started to 22,321.

The latest data issued by the National Command and Operation Centre(NCOC) Thursday morning shows that after 46,145 tests were conducted on June 30, 1,037 people tested positive for coronavirus caseload.

Pakistan’s positivity rate is currently 2.2%. A day earlier, Pakistan’s positivity rate ticked back up to 2.3% after the country reported a rate under 2% before that.

The total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan are currently 31,767.According to a province-wise breakdown, the total cases reported in Sindh so far are 337,674, in Punjab 346,301, in Khyber Paktunkhwa 138,068, in Islamabad Capital Territory 82,706, in Balochistan 27,178, in Gilgit-Baltistan 6,138 and in Azad Jammu and Kashmir 20,343.

At least 904,320 people have recovered so far across Pakistan, making it a significant count.

According to NCOC’s figures, the total number of cases has reached 958,408.

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Pakistan has reported 27 more deaths over the last 24 hours by COVID-19 as the total number of fatalities has reached 22,281, on Wednesday.

According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the number of positive cases has surged to 957,371 after the inclusion of 979 fresh infections during the said period.

The country conducted 42,062 tests in the past 24 hours out of which 979 Pakistanis were tested positive for the disease. The COVID positivity ratio was recorded at 2.3%

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