Pakistan has reported 85 more deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 25,320 on Thursday.
The National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said that the country’s number of overall confirmed cases has risen to 1,140,411 after the emergence of 4,553 new infections.
Overall 1,022,847 have recovered their health back from the pandemic, adding that the positivity rate of infections was recorded at 7.4 per cent as compared to yesterday’s 6.83%.
The NCOC said 5,476 people are in critical condition.
Overall 17,459,249 tests have been conducted so far to diagnose the deadly virus in Pakistan including 61,446 in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the federal government has prepared a strategy to administer booster shots of COVID vaccine to people traveling abroad.
According to sources privy to the matter, the booster shots would be administered to travelers from the ongoing month. “The service would be provided to travelers in designated vaccination centres in major cities of the country,” they had said.