Daily new cases in Pakistan on Tuesday reported the lowest number of coronavirus infections in a day since June 21 as the pandemic continues to subside.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 689 new cases from 42,476 tests conducted on Monday, showing a positivity ratio of 1.62 percent.  

The total number of active cases in the country stands at 41,754 while the new infections have pushed the total caseload to 1,259,648. 

Daily new cases in Pakistan last reported 663 infections in a single day on June 21.

Meanwhile, 18 people died from the infection during the last 24 hours, pushing the total deaths in the country from the infection up to 28,152. 

As far as the recoveries are concerned, Pakistan’s total figure has been pushed to 1,189,742. The NCOC states that there are no patients currently on ventilators in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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


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