Pakistan Records Highest COVID-19 Positivity Ratio Since Outbreak

Pakistan recorded a COVID-19 positivity ratio of 7.46 percent in the last 24 hours, the highest since the coronavirus outbreak in March.

This was revealed during a meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Monday.


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According to the government’s database, a total of 36,929 were performed on November 22, out of which 2,756 came out as positive, resulting in a positivity rate of 7.46 percent.

Sindh reported the highest number of coronavirus cases, 1,322 on Sunday, with a positivity rate of 12.19 percent. On Sunday, Sindh conducted 10,837 tests, out of which 1,322 confirmed infection. This is the highest number of reported infections in the province since July 12, when 1,713 cases were recorded.


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According to the provincial health department, 16 more people died due to the COVID-related complications, pushing the death toll to 2,845.

Besides Sindh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir positivity ratio remained at 11.4 %, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 9.85 %, Islamabad: 8.09 %, Balochistan 7.73 %, Gilgit-Baltistan 5.23 %, and Punjab 3.95 %.



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