Coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan inches up to 7.2%

By: News Desk      Published: 10:29 AM, 16 Dec, 2020
Coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan inches up to 7.2%

The coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan has inched to 7.2 percent on Wednesday morning from 7.12 percent a day earlier, the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) said.

According to the latest NCOC figures, as of December 16, the highest positivity ratio was recorded in Karachi 18.76% followed by Hyderabad 16.56% and Peshawar 15.99%.

2510 Covid patients are in critical condition across Pakistan and the number of critical patients is rising fast.

The number of patients in serious condition is rising fast in Pakistan as 2,510 Covid patients were critical across the country.

The positivity ratio in various federating units was: AJK 5.0%, Balochistan 4.9%, GB 1.6%, Islamabad 2.9%, KP 11.3%, Punjab 3.2% and Sindh 14.8%.

The province-wise Covid positivity ratio was as under: 

Punjab: Lahore 6.04%, Rawalpindi 6.15%, Faisalabad 2.67%, Multan 2.71%, Gujranwala 0.77%.  

Sindh: Karachi 18.76%, Hyderabad 16.56%.

KP: Peshawar 15.99%, Swat 3.46%, Abbottabad 3.80%.

Balochistan: Quetta 5.08%.

Islamabad: ICT 2.94%.

AJK: Mirpur 5.31%, Muzaffarabad 1.80%.

GB: Gilgit 1.45%.