Pakistan has reported the lowest number of Covid-19 cases in almost 4 months, with the positivity ratio declining to 1.62% on Tuesday morning.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) latest figures, 42,476 tests were done across the country in the last 24 hours, with 689 of them coming back positive.
The country last reported lower than 689 cases in June 2021, when the figures showed that 663 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in a single day.
The data further revealed the overall caseload of the country is now 1,259,648 and the number of positive patients had decreased by half, from 90,000 instances in August to roughly 43,000 now.
In addition, 2,540 patients were being treated in hospitals across the country in August, compared to 7,000 in August of this year.
Meanwhile, 18 individuals have died in Pakistan in the last 24 hours as a result of the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in Pakistan as a result of the virus to 28,152.
Pakistan’s overall number of recoveries has been increased to 1,189,742. According to the NCOC, there are currently no patients on ventilators in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan.