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Pakistan witnesses a decline in active Covid cases

14 ستمبر 2021
Pakistan may be witnessing a decline in Covid 19 cases. Reuters
Pakistan may be witnessing a decline in Covid 19 cases. Reuters

According to new data released by the National Command and Operation Centre on Tuesday, Pakistan's active Covid cases are on the decline.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases fell to 85,801 on Tuesday. The NCOC reported 2,580 more people tested positive for the virus, while 7,240 people made full recovery from the disease in the last 24 hours.

It also reported 78 deaths from coronavirus during the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 26,865.

NCOC data on Monday showed 2,988 new infections in a single day -- the first time cases were under the 3,000 a day in a month.

The national coronavirus positivity rate in the last 24 hours was recorded at 5.44% which is also on the decline from previous months.

As noted by Geo: "COVID-19 infections are decreasing in Pakistan, with 3,512 new infections reported on average each day. That’s 60% of the peak — the highest daily average reported on June 17."