Pakistan reports less than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 in a day

A man receives the second shot of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine from a health worker at a vaccination centre, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, May 3, 2021.
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Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday reported 1,771 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the lowest number of single day infections in the past three weeks.

Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity rate has also dropped to the lowest figure, 3.71 per cent, since March 3 as the virus cases continue to decline in the country.

According to the National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan’s total number of cases after the latest additions climbed to 922,824 while 71 deaths in the last 24 hours took the death toll to 20,850 in the country.

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