Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity rate crosses 3% after 20 days

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity rate has passed the 3% mark on Wednesday morning for the first time in the last 20 days, media reported.
The country recorded a positivity rate of 3.27%. The last time the positivity rate was 3% was on June 17.
Another 17 people died from coronavirus in Pakistan on Wednesday, data by the National Command and Operation Centre showed.
According to the latest statistics by the NCOC, 46,287 COVID-19 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, out of which 1,517 people tested positive for the infection.
The total number of deaths from the virus so far stands at 22,469 and the total number of cases has reached 966,007, while 909,525 people have recovered from the virus so far. The active number of cases are 34,013.
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