Pakistan reported 95 deaths and 3,221 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday morning as the country continues to battle the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 48,181 pe,ople were tested for COVID-19 during the last 24 hours and country’s positivity ratio was 6.68 percent.

The latest NCOC stats also showed that 4,291 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours.

The gross positive cases inched up to 1,105,300, recoveries to 993,304 and deaths to 24,573, the NCOC data showed. The number of active cases, however, fell slightly to 87,423.

According to a Reuters report, Pakistan has administered at least 42,688,545 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far. Assuming every person needs two doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 9.9 percent of the country’s population.

During the last week, Pakistan averaged about 849,679 doses administered each day. At that rate, it will take a further 51 days to administer enough doses for another 10 percent of the population.

The story was filed by the News Desk.
The Desk can be reached at info@thecorrespondent.com.pk.

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