COVID positivity ratio dips to 1.8 percent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
PESHAWAR: Coronavirus positivity ratio in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has dropped to four-month low to 1.8 percent.
According to the KP Health Department, COVID-19 positive cases remained 1.8 percent during the last 24 hours. Whereas the positivity ratio during last seven days has been between one and four percent in 29 districts of the province and between five and seven percent in six other districts.
The active coronavirus cases have also been reduced to 3,998 for the first time in the third wave. 811 patients are admitted to different hospitals and 22 of them are on ventilators, while 113 are in ICUs and 421 are in high dependency units.
On the other hand, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has further relaxed coronavirus restrictions across the country.
The NCOC meeting chaired by its head and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar decided that the business activities would be closed for one day instead of two days a week from now.
The forum also decided to open gyms, but all the gym members must get themselves vaccinated.