October 02, 2022 05:47 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Congress presidential poll candidate Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as Rajya Sabha LoP | PM Modi launches 5G services in big push to enhance India's digital landscape | Price of commercial LPG cylinders reduced by Rs 25.5 | PM Modi launches 5G services in big push to enhance India's digital landscape | Congress presidential poll candidate Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as Rajya Sabha LoP
Pakistan registers 1mn COVID-19 cases Pakistan COVID19
Image: Unsplash

Pakistan registers 1mn COVID-19 cases

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Jul 2021, 07:46 pm

Islamabad: Pakistan has now become the 30th nation in the world to cross   the grim milestone of 1 million cases.

According to the NCOC, 25,215 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours and the positivity ratio was below 6%. The current positivity rate stands at 5.65% and the total number of cases are 1,000,034, Geo News reported on Friday.

Pakistan added 1,841 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Saturday.

The NCOC, a department leading Pakistan's campaign against the pandemic, said that the country's number of overall cases rose to 1,001,875 amid concerns of the fourth wave.

According to a statement by the NCOC, the country's southern Sindh province has been the worst hit, with a total of 363,101 confirmed cases, followed by east Punjab province where the disease was detected in 352,153 people.

A total of 22,971 people died of the disease, including 32 patients who died over the last 24 hours, the NCOC said, adding that 2,551 are in critical condition.