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Pakistan reports less than 2,000 Covid cases, however, 5 cities still have high positivity rate

The total number of active COVID cases across the country is 50,651.

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Pakistan has reported less than 2,000 Covid cases for the second straight day.

According to NCOC, a total of 48,732 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, out of which, 1,757  came out positive. Meanwhile, 31 deaths were reported.

A day earlier, Pakistan had reported 1,780 cases.

The country’s positivity rate is 3.6 percent. However, five cities still have a high positivity rate:

  • Hyderabad: 8.69%
  • Sargodha: 7.95%
  • Lahore: 7.75%
  • Faisalabad: 7.74%
  • Mirpur: 7.69%

The country’s total number of coronavirus cases has risen to 1,240,425 and the death toll stands at  27,597.

The total number of active COVID cases across the country is 50,651.

Region-wise breakdown of Covid-19 cases and deaths reported during the last 24 hours is as follows:

  • Sindh: 743 cases, 15 deaths
  • Punjab: 687 cases, 6 deaths
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 187 cases, 9 deaths
  • Islamabad: 99 cases, 1 death
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 26 cases
  • Balochistan: 12 cases
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 3 cases

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.