KARACHI: Pakistan continues to see a drop in coronavirus infections, with the positive rate falling below 4% for the first time in almost four months on Sunday.
On June 3, Pakistan recorded a COVID-19 positive rate of 3.9 percent.
Statistics 26 Sep 21:
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 44,712
Positive Cases: 1780
Positivity %: 3.98%
Deaths : 42
Patients on Critical Care: 4199
— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) September 26, 2021
According to the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) most recent figures, the country’s positive rate is now at 3.98 percent as of Sunday morning.
In the previous 24 hours, 44,712 tests were performed around the country, with 1,780 coming back positive.
Meanwhile, 42 more people died of the coronavirus in the country over the same time period, bringing the total death toll from the virus to 27,566.
According to NCOC data, the country’s total caseload has grown to 1,238,668 with the addition of 1,780 new infections.
Official statistics revealed Saturday morning that the number of active coronavirus cases in Pakistan has fallen below 60,000 for the first time in over two months.
The number of active cases in the country has dropped to 52,042. On July 29, the nation recorded 59,761 active cases.
Active cases have been declining steadily for more than a week, with new recoveries outnumbering new cases recorded everyday. There are 4,267 individuals in critical condition among the current cases.