Islamabad -Pakistan recorded more than 7,000 coronavirus cases for the second straight day in the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) statistics showed Monday morning, as the country continues to witness an uptick in its daily numbers amid the Omicron surge.
As many as 7,195 coronavirus cases were recorded during this period, which were down from 7,586, after 57,401 tests were conducted, with the positivity ratio reaching 12.53%, which has remained above 10% for the fifth consecutive day, the NCOC’s data showed.
Following the detection of new cases, the overall cases reached 1.37 million, while eight more deaths from coronavirus pushed the death toll to 29,105, the statistics showed.
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As many as 1,113 patients are on critical care, while 833 more people have recovered from the pandemic in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 1.269 million, the official figures showed. Meanwhile, the active cases stand at 76,617.