ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported less than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours for the first time in over three months, official stats showed Friday morning, as the country continues its battle against the pandemic.
Data from the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) showed that Pakistan reported 912 cases after 45,619 tests were taken. The country last recorded a daily case count below 1,000 on July 6 at 830 cases.
Another 26 people, meanwhile, lost their lives to the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 28,058.
According to the NCOC stats, the total number of cases has reached 1,256,233. In addition to this, 1,633 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours across the country, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,184,527, while the number of active cases has fallen to 43,648.
Pakistan has administered at least 87,741,079 doses of COVID vaccines so far.
During the last week reported, Pakistan averaged about 929,192 doses administered each day. At that rate, it will take a further 47 days to administer enough doses for another 10% of the population.
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