COVID-19: Pakistan Records Lowest Daily Death Count

Pakistan has recorded the lowest daily COVID-19 death count of 2021 sp far, with less than 10 people losing their lives to the virus over the last 24 hours.

According to official data from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), at least nine people died, while 698 fresh infections were reported after 42,095 tests were taken. The country has mostly recorded less than 700 daily infections for more than a week.

Pakistan has reported a coronavirus positivity rate of less than two percent for the 10th consecutive day at 1.65 percent.

The number of active cases seems to be on a downward trend and was recorded at 23,940 on Monday.

Last week, active cases in Pakistan dropped below the 25,000 mark after more than seven months, while daily coronavirus infections fell to their lowest level in a year.

Pakistan has administered at least 100,741,762 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far. Pakistan averaged about 657,185 doses administered each day last week. At that rate, it will take a further 66 days to administer enough doses for another 10 percent of the population.

Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir have not reported any Covid-related fatality in the last 24 hours, marking the fourth day of no additional deaths. In addition, GB did not detect any new cases while Islamabad reported 31 and AJK confirmed six.