Pakistan: COVID-19 tally crosses 1,000 mark for first time since July
Islamabad: Showing a slow rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases, the country registered more than 1,000 cases for the first time since July on Oct 29, media reports said on Friday.
In a statement, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said 1,078 people tested positive for the virus on Thursday while 20 others died of the respiratory illness, reports Dawn News.
According to data collected by Dawn News, Pakistan last reported more than a thousand cases on July 29 when 1,074 infections were recorded.
Pakistan has registered 6795 COVID-19 deaths so far.