Pakistan reports over 3,909 new coronavirus cases

muzzamil mehboobWeb Editor

29th Aug, 2021. 11:53 am
Pakistan reports over 3,909 new coronavirus cases

Pakistan reported over 3,909 new coronavirus cases on Saturday as the fourth wave of coronavirus picked up the pace, data issued from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed.

The NCOC statistics showed that 62,918 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 3,909 were confirmed to be positive. The positivity ratio dropped to 6.21% compared to 6.84% the previous day.

The new cases take the nationwide tally of positive cases to 1,152,481.

The statistics also showed that 69 people died due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours. This takes up the nationwide death tally to 25,604.

On the other hand, Pakistan has administered 50 million doses of different vaccines since the commencement of the vaccination drive, which started in Feburary.

“Well done Pakistan!!! Landmark of 5 Crore COVID vaccine doses (50 Million doses) crossed!!!”, tweeted the country’s top platform to oversee Covid response.

“If not vaccinated yet, please get yourself vaccinated! In case you are due for 2nd dose, just walk into any vaccination center after 28 days of 1st dose!!! Lets make Pakistan Safe!!”

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