Active Covid cases fall below 62,000
National positivity ratio increased fractionally to 4.56% during the past 24 hours: NCOC
The national tally of active Covid-19 cases on Wednesday fell to 61,947, as 2,333 more people tested positive for the virus while 3,261 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said in its daily update of the pandemic.
However, the NCOC said, the national positivity ratio increased fractionally to 4.56% during the past 24 hours. Among the active cases, it added that 4,641 patients were under treatment in critical condition. Six of them were brought to the hospitals during the last 24 hours.
The NCOC, which serves as the nerve centre of the national anti-Covid strategy also said that 47 patients died during the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide death toll from the infectious disease to 27,374. The national caseload increased to 1,230,238, including 1,140,917 recoveries.