Covid positivity ratio tops 8%

NCOC logs 4,722 Covid cases over the past 24 hours

Our Correspondent August 05, 2021

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the nerve centre of the government’s unified strategy against coronavirus pandemic, has logged 4,722 Covid cases over the past 24 hours, depicting a positivity ratio of 8.22%.

The forum said in its daily update of the disease on Wednesday that 46 infected people died in last 24 hours, raising the nationwide death toll from the disease since its outbreak in the country in February 2020 to 23,575.

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The update said that the number of critical cases in Covid-dedicated hospitals across the country rose to 3,858 on Wednesday. During the past 24 hours, the update said, 460 patients were admitted to the hospitals.

In a separate tweet, the NCOC informed that it managed to administer 1,139,580 doses to the individuals in past 24 hours. The cumulative number of eligible population being vaccinated so far reached 33,059,676, it added.



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