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Pakistan reports gradual uptick in coronavirus cases; Positivity ratio recorded at 3.79%

Pakistan reported 1,828 Covid-19 cases on Saturday

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Pakistan reports a gradual uptick in coronavirus cases with a positivity ratio recorded at 3.79% highest since June 4.

During the last 24 hours, Pakistan has recorded 1,828 Covid-19 cases, marking the third consecutive day when more than 1,700 cases were reported.

As the positivity ratio continued to stay above 3% for the fourth consecutive day it rings bells that the country is about to see the fourth wave of the coronavirus.

According to the NCOC, 48,134 tests were conducted during the last 24-hour period.

The total number of cases in the country has risen to 971,304 and the death toll is 22,555.

A total of 912 people have also recovered in 24 hours across the country.

The latest data shows that there are 36,454 active cases and 2,049 critical cases.

Region-wise breakdown of reported COVID cases and deaths is as follows:

  • Sindh: 1046 cases, 17 deaths
  • Punjab: 240 cases, 10 deaths
  • Balochistan: 82 cases
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 154 cases, 5 deaths
  • Islamabad: 113 cases
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 124 cases, 3 death
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 69 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.