Covid-19 positivity ratio once again spikes up to 2.9%

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Pakistan reported 4,119 coronavirus cases at a positivity level of 7.8% during the last 24 hours, with both numbers recording their highest levels in over two months, as concerns around the fourth Covid-19 wave come to life. On May 19, Pakistan reported 4,207 infections, while the highest positivity ratio was recorded on May 20 at 8.22%. Since July, Pakistan has been witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases as well as national positivity level as the country grapples with the Delta variant of the Covid-19. During the last 24 hours, 52,291 tests were conducted across the country, taking the total number to 15,818,764. Of these, 4,119 came out positive. Pakistan has so far confirmed 1,015,827 cases. The total number of fatalities from Covid-19 jumped to 23,133 after 44 people succumbed to the Covid-19. The country reported 7,020 recoveries in 24 hours, taking the tally to 935,742 Overall, there are 2,898 critical cases and 56,952 active coronavirus in Pakistan.
Covid19 positivity ratio in Pakistan spikes to 7.8%
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The positivity ratio of Covid19 in Pakistan has once again spiked up to 2.9% as over 1000 new cases reported for the second consecutive day across the country.
Pakistan has so far tested 14,325,008 people, out of which 952,907 tested Covid-19 positive. The national positivity ratio stands at 2.29%, while there are 32,921 active cases. The virus claimed 44 more lives during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 22,152.
Meanwhile, 1,013 people also recovered in 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 897,834. Moreover, over 13 million people have been vaccinated against the disease in Pakistan.
According to a province-wise breakdown, Sindh has so far reported 334,453 cases, Punjab 345,546, Balochistan 26,893 and K-P has reported 137,484 infections. Similarly, 82,502 Covid-19 cases have been reported in Islamabad, 5,908 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 20,121 infections have been reported in Azad Jammu and Kashmir since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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