ISLAMABAD, SEP 15 (ONLINE): As many as 73 patients lost lives in COVID-19 and 2714 tested positive during 24 hours in the country.
According to NCOC;s latest report 56733 tests were conducted out of which 2714 returned positive. The positive ratio stands a 4.78 percent. The tally of infected persons comes to 1,212,809.
With 73 latest deaths, the fatalities have soared to 26938.
The number of active cases currently are 77,532.
Pakistan has been recording a slow decline in its daily COVID-19 numbers over the last two days, with 2,714 fresh cases reported Wednesday morning, the National Command and Operation Centre’s statistics showed.
According to the NCOC’s latest stats, the positivity rate fell to 4.78%. The last time the country’s positivity rate was less than 5% was on July 24.
The 2,714 new cases were detected after 56,733 coronavirus tests were taken in the last 24 hours. This pushes the total number of cases to 1,212,809.
There is a small downward trend in daily numbers, with active cases going under 80,000 for the first time since early August. The number of active cases currently are 77,532.
In the last 24 hours, another 73 people have died of COVID-19, pushing the death toll to 26,938.
10,923 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours taking the tally of recovered patients to 1,108,339.