Number of active cases drops to less than 40,000 for first time since March 24. The coronavirus positivity rate, meanwhile, pushed up to 2.39% from the previous day’s 2.04%.
Pakistan reported 38 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, making it the 10th consecutive day the country reported less than 50 deaths from the virus.
According to the latest statistics by the NCOC, 42,113 COVID-19 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, out of which 1,038 people tested positive for the infection.
A province-wise breakdown shows that 13,427 coronavirus cases are active in Punjab, 13,992 in Sindh, 8,519 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,188 in Balochistan, 4,170 in Islamabad, 492 in Azad Kashmir, and 325 in Gilgit-Baltistan.