Infections in the country are on the rise due to influence of the new variant of the coronavirus, Omicron.
In the last 24 hours, one out of every three samples was detected positive for Covid-19 across the country.
According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of 49,492 samples were tested in 857 public and private laboratories of the country in the last 24 hours. Some 16,033 samples were detected positive for coronavirus.
It is observed that the detection rate against the sample test is 32.40 percent. That means, one sample has been detected positive for corona out of every 3.08 (3.086) samples.