Pakistan witnesses decrease in active COVID-19 cases

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Pakistan has witnessed decrease in active COVID-19 cases as the number of active cases is less than 40,000 for the first time since the fourth wave of the pandemic started back in July in the country. 

According to the details shared by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the total number of active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has decreased by a little over 300 to 39,593.

The country last witnessed less than 40,000 cases on July 13 at 39,644 cases.

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The NCOC also stated that the positivity rate now stands at 2.02% as the country reported 1,086 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,262,771.

The death toll from the Corona virus rose by 27 to 28,228. The total recoveries rose to 1,194,590 after 1,415 newly recovered cases were added.

COVID-19 infections are decreasing in Pakistan, with 909 new infections reported on average each day. That’s 15% of the peak — the highest daily average reported on June 17.