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Friday Mar 04 2022
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Web Desk

Daily COVID-19 report: Pakistan witnesses minor rise in new cases

By
Web Desk
Women wear protective masks as they walk through a crowd along a market in Karachi on Dec 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Women wear protective masks as they walk through a crowd along a market in Karachi on Dec 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters

  • Country reports 953 new cases overnight pushing COVID-19 positivity ratio to 2.59%.
  • 11 more people succumb to COVID-19 in a single day.
  • 2,605 people suffering from coronavirus recovery, lowering country's active case count to 30,794.


ISLAMABAD: The daily COVID-19 case count in Pakistan witnessed a slight rise after days of decline as 953 new infections were detected during the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data showed Friday morning.

The new cases pushed the country's coronavirus positivity rate to 2.59% and the overall case count to 1,512,707 in a single day.

The national COVID-19 body said it conducted 36,678 diagnostic tests during the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Pakistan reported 11 new COVID-19 deaths that took the total death toll to 30,248 overnight.

Moreover, 2,605 people suffering from coronavirus recovered in the same duration, which lowered the country's active case count to 30,794.

However, 890 patients are still under treatment in critical care units.