Pakistan posts biggest single-day recoveries taking recovery rate to 55%

Statesman Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's coronavirus recovery rate reached 55.5% after the country reported 11,471 recoveries over the past 24 hours — the highest single-day jump in the country, according to the government's COVID-19 portal.

The total number of recovered cases in the country now stand at 125,094, while 2,460 patients are in critical condition.

The recoveries in Punjab stand at 42,854, Sindh 50,908, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 15,520, Islamabad 8,610, Balochistan 5,331, Gilgit-Baltistan 1,185, and Azad Jammu Kashmir 686.

Previously, the highest single-day recoveries, 9,809, were recorded on June 12.

According to official figures, there are 95,570 active cases in the country with the total number of infections at 225,283.

National Command and Operation Centre marks 100 days of action against coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan

The National Command and Operations Centre has marked 100 days of 'action and resilience' against the coronavirus pandemic that is raging across Pakistan.

“Today, the number of recovered Pakistanis exceeds the total active cases in Pakistan,” said the official press statement from the National Command and Operation Centre.

According to the National Command and Operation Centre, 125,094 people have recovered across Pakistan so far, while the number of active cases is 95,570.

To pay tribute to the front line heroes combatting COVID-19, the national leadership will visit various hospitals and healthcare facilities across Pakistan to acknowledge the ongoing and untiring efforts of doctors, nurses, paramedics and healthcare workers, it said.

“On its 100 days of ongoing efforts, the National Command and Operation Centre pays tribute to the people of Pakistan,” said the statement, lauding the efforts and great resilience of the emergency responders, Law Enforcement Agencies and others involved in fighting the pandemic.