Pakistan records 3,221 new coronavirus cases: NCOC

Aneela SiddiquiWeb Editor

17th Aug, 2021. 10:28 am

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan recorded 3,221 new coronavirus cases early Tuesday, as the country continues to fight the pandemic’s fourth wave.

According to the National Command and Operation Center’s daily statistics, just 3,221 of the 48,181 COVID-19 tests came back positive conducted in the last 24 hours.

According to the most recent NCOC statistics, 4,291 people recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, while 95 people died.

The COVID-19 positive rate in the country is currently at 6.68 percent.

According to NCOC data, gross positive cases increased to 1,105,300, recoveries to 993,304, and fatalities to 24,573. However, the number of active cases decreased marginally to 87,423.

Last week COVID-19 positivity ratio increases in Karachi and Lahore

Karachi and Lahore have reported an upsurge in coronavirus cases on Monday, with the country continues its fight in the fourth wave of the novel coronavirus.

Karachi has recounted a distressing positivity rate of 21.40%. Even though in elevation of the number of corona cases being recounted in the metropolis, the Sindh government has relaxed the nine-day lockdown.

All the Shops, markets, shopping malls, and businesses that were barred to operate due to the provincial administration’s lockdown, have been revived from Monday morning, which leads to a huge amount of public gathered to hotels.

On the contrary, Lahore has stated its ratio of 9.2%, which is the highest in the fourth wave of the pandemic.

Whereas Rawalpindi and Islamabad have recounted 16% and 5% coronavirus positivity ratios.

Furthermore, Pakistan stated a trivial waning in coronavirus positivity ratio as the country’s daily tall deck to 7.54% on Monday.

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