After more people recovered in the past 24 hours from the novel coronavirus in the country, the number of active cases has dropped to 17,799.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 539 new coronavirus cases and fifteen deaths in the single day taking the national tally of infections to 284,660 and fatalities to 6,097.
As many as 20,495 samples were tested for Covid-19 during the previous 24 hours, out of which 539 turned out to be positive.
Of the total Covid-19 patients, 260,764 have recuperated from the disease so far while the number of active cases stands at 17,799.
Out of 1,859 ventilators earmarked for critically-ill COVID patients, only 149 are in use.
More than 2.1 million tests have been conducted across the country thus far, leading to the emergence of 284,660 positive cases.