Coronavirus claimed another 118 lives and infected 3,838 people in Pakistan in the last 24 hours.

According to National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data, 52,112 people were tested for COVID-19, of whom 3,838 had the virus. The positivity rate also went past 7.36 percent on Monday which has been hovering below seven for many days.

The total number of active cases in the country rose to 94,573 on August 31.

A total of 1,039,758 people have recovered from the virus while the total number of deaths has risen to 25,788.

Pakistan’s total confirmed case count now stands at 1,160,119.

Pakistan has administered at least 53,314,628 doses of COVID vaccines so far. Assuming every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 12.3 percent of the country’s population.

During the last week, Pakistan Administered an average 745,808 doses each day. At that rate, it will take a further 59 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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