A total of 2,963 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 426,142. With 60 new deaths, the country’s coronavirus death toll reached 8,547. So far, a total of 372,271 people have recovered from the virus while the active number of cases stands at 45,324.
With 38,092 tests conducted across Pakistan, the positivity rate has reached 7.78%.
COVID-19 infections are still rising in 60 countries. There have been at least 67,682,000 reported infections and 1,547,000 reported deaths caused by the new coronavirus so far.
Of every 100 infections last reported around the world, more than 22 were reported from countries in Asia and the Middle East. The region is reporting a million new infections about every 8 days and has reported more than 17,702,000 since the pandemic began.