Karachi: The number of new coronavirus infections in Pakistan continues to drop, with the positive rate decreasing to 1.8 percent on Sunday.
According to the latest data from Pakistan’s National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 40,584 tests were done in the previous 24 hours across the country, with 767 of them coming back positive, bringing the overall caseload to 1,257,955.
Meanwhile, 19 more individuals died from the coronavirus in Pakistan on Saturday, bringing the total number of people who have died from the virus to 28,106.
Furthermore, 1,559 COVID-19 patients have recovered in Pakistan in the previous 24 hours, increasing the total number of recoveries to 1,187,308. As of Sunday, the number of active cases had risen to 42,541.
Pakistan gave an average of 978,412 dosages per day over the past week reported. At that rate, administering enough dosages for another 10% of the population will take another 45 days.