ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 433 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours as the country’s positivity rate rose to 2.69 percent, ARY News reported on Friday, quoting the National Institute of Health (NIH).
According to the statistics issued by National Institute of Health (NIH), 433 new coronavirus cases were recorded during the last 24 hours, up from 313 a day earlier. Meanwhile, six more patients succumbed to the virus during the same period.
COVID-19 Statistics 26 August 2022
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 16,075
Positive Cases: 433
Positivity %: 2.69%
Patients on Critical Care: 122
— NIH Pakistan (@NIH_Pakistan) August 26, 2022
Following the detection of new cases, the COVID-19 positivity rate also rose to 2.96percent. Moreover, 16,075 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours while 122 patients were in critical care.
It is pertinent to mention here that a total of over 1.5 million Covid-19 cases have been reported in Pakistan so far, while the total number of coroanvirus-related deaths has reached 30,569.