Coronavirus infections continue to decline in Pakistan as the positivity rate of the country went below 4 percent for the first time in almost four months on Sunday.

Pakistan last reported positivity rate at 3.9 percent on June 3.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data, the country’s positivity rate stood at 3.98 percent as of Sunday morning.

As many as 44,712 people were tested for coronavirus in the last 24 hours of which 1,780 came back positive.Meanwhile, 42 more people died due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 27,566.

With the addition of 1,780 new infections, the total caseload of the country has risen to 1,238,668.

Pakistan’s active number of cases had fallen to 52,042. The country last reported 59,761 active cases on July 29.

The active cases had fallen consistently for more than a week with new recoveries surpassing fresh cases reported daily. Among the active cases, 4,267 patients are under critical care.


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