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Pakistan sees an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 positivity ratio reaches 4.09%

COVID-19 cases in PakistanPakistan sees an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases | OyeYeah News

Pakistan sees an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases!

On Sunday the country reported 1,980 coronavirus cases while the COVID-19 positivity ratio reaches 4.09% which is the highest reported one since May 30 — 4.05%.

NCOC, on Sunday, sharing the daily statistics, said 1,980 coronavirus cases were detected from 48,382 tests conducted across the country in the last 24 hours.

While 27 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, with the most recorded in Sindh followed by Khyber Pakhtunkwa.

Of the new COVID cases, more than half — 55%  were detected in Sindh.

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

  • Sindh: 1,118 cases, 8 deaths
  • Punjab: 292, 4 deaths
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 151 cases, 6 deaths
  • Balochistan: 98
  • Islamabad: 134 cases, 1 death
  • AJK: 132 cases
  • GB: 82 cases

Pakistan has so far recorded a total of 973,284 cases, 22,582 deaths, 913,203 recoveries, the NCOC said, adding that there were 37,499 active cases.

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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.