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Wednesday December 08, 2021

Pakistan’s active COVID-19 cases fall to one-year low

315 more people tested positive for the virus after 35,332 tests were conducted across the country during the last 24 hours

By Web Desk
November 23, 2021
Pakistans COVID-19 positivity rate stands at 0.89%. Photo: file
 Pakistan's COVID-19 positivity rate stands at 0.89%. Photo: file  

ISLAMABAD: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has dropped to 14,862, making it the lowest since November 2020, data from the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) showed Tuesday morning.

Pakistan last reported 14,646 active COVID-19 cases on November 3, 2020.

As per the latest stats of the NCOC, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the country has dropped to 14,862 as of Tuesday.

Per the NCOC data, 315 more people tested positive for the virus after 35,332 tests were conducted across the country during the last 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally of confirmed cases to 1,282,510. This brings the positivity rate to 0.89%.

Meanwhile, five more people died of the coronavirus during the same period, taking the overall death toll from the virus to 28,668.

In addition to this, 8,010 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours across Pakistan, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,238,980.

During the last week reported, Pakistan averaged about 702,907 doses administered each day. At that rate, it will take a further 62 days to administer enough doses to another 10% of the population.