Pakistan reports nominal Covid-19 infectionsBreaking

May 20, 2023

Pakistan has diagnosed another 10 Covid-19 cases with no fatality during the last 24 hours, showed the data released by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Saturday morning. According to the NIH data, the death toll in the country remained the same at 30,662 now whereas the number of total infections now rose to 1,580,945 after adding the fresh 10 cases. During the last 24 hours (Friday), 2,866 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio stood at 0.35%. The number of patients in critical care stood at seven.

India registers 782 new cases, 6 deaths

India registered 782 new cases of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours, a slight drop compared to Friday's 865 cases, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's data released on Saturday morning. The total number of coronavirus infections has now increased to over 4.49 crore. Meanwhile, with six new fatalities, the death toll rose to 5,31,824.

According to the official data, the country's active caseload is currently at 8,675. So far, more than 4.43 crore patients have recovered from the deadly disease, and the recovery rate is currently at 98.8%. Additionally, over 220.66 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered to the citizens in India since the beginning of the nationwide inoculation campaign in January 2021.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan-INP