Pakistan records lowest COVID-19 positivity ratio

Sun Online Desk

24th May, 2021 01:15:13 PM printer

Pakistan records lowest COVID-19 positivity ratio

Pakistan on Sunday reported its lowest number of positive coronavirus results in three months, as life returns to normal and business activity and educational institutions reopen gradually.

The national positivity ratio was recorded at 4.96 per cent, its lowest since March, according to the Health Ministry.

There were 3,084 new cases out of the 62,061 tests conducted during the last 24 hours, dpa news agency reported.

Pakistan has so far recorded 900,522 cases and 20,251 deaths.

Most of the deaths occurred during the ongoing third wave, as a majority of the new patients were infected by a variant first found in Britain.