Coronavirus spread rate in Pakistan shoots up to 5.36%

Pakistan is facing number increase in covid-19 cases since last few weeks. The number of corona infected patients has shot up to 5.36% as daily positive cases in the country crossing the 2,000 mark for the first time since the beginning of last month.

Another 53 people died of coronavirus while 2,258 new patients have been also diagnosed during last 24 hours.

According statistics shared by the National Command Operation Centre, 42,164 coronavirus tests were conducted across Pakistan during last 24 hours and 2,258 people were tested positive.

According to NCOC portal, the deaths toll of coronavirus in the country has risen to 13,377, whereas, the total number of cases has climbed up to 597,497.

The number of active cases across the country stands at 17,627 as of today.

In addition, 1,276 patients have recovered from the virus across the country during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 566,492.

The alarming surge in virus cases was reported after the government decided to loosen some coronavirus restrictions last month.

Authorities had taken the decision after carefully reviewing existing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs or measures to treat Covid-19 other than medical treatment).