Pakistan on Wednesday reported 101 deaths due to coronavirus and another 3,559 new infections in the last 24 hours.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data released on Wednesday morning, with the addition of 3,559 people the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 1,163,688.

Moreover, with 101 deaths, the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Pakistan now stands at 25,889. 

Pakistan’s positivity rate dropped to 6.63 percent on Wednesday. Yesterday, positivity rate was above 7 percent.

The country’s number of active cases 93,901.

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

During the last week reported, Pakistan averaged about 745,808 doses daily. 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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