Pakistan reports less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time since Feb 15

Pakistan reports less than 1,000  COVID-19 cases for the first time since Feb 15

Since February 15, Pakistan has reported less than 1,000 cases during the last 24 hours for the first time, according to the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

During the last 24 hours, 35,039 in total tests were conducted across the country from which only 838 people tested positive, dropping the coronavirus positivity ratio at 2.39%.  

In the meantime, 59 people died due to the virus in the last 24 hours, as per the NCOC, with a total of 2,611 coronavirus patients across Pakistan are in critical condition.

On the other hand, 1,576 patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours. 

According to province-wise breakdown data, till now, the following number of cases have been reported:

Province

Corona cases

Punjab

344,196

Sindh

328,663

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

136,205

Balochistan

26,275

Islamabad

82,170

Azad Kashmir

19,791

Gilgit-Baltistan

5,727

Currently, there are 40,929 active coronavirus cases in Pakistan. In total, 943,027 tested positive for the virus from which 880,316 have recovered while a total of 21,782 deaths have been reported since the pandemic broke out.

Concerning vaccination, the NCOC stated that 20,412 people were fully vaccinated in the last 24 hours, whereas till now, 3,006,048 people have been fully vaccinated in Pakistan since the vaccination drive started this year.

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In the last 24 hours, according to the NCOC, 368,825 people were partially vaccinated, whereas 5,902,003 have been partially vaccinated in the country so far.