Pakistan coronavirus positivity ratio drops to 6.3 percent

By: News Desk      Published: 10:43 AM, 17 Dec, 2020
Pakistan coronavirus positivity ratio drops to 6.3 percent

The coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan has dropped to 6.3 percent on Thursday as compared to 7.2 percent a day earlier, the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) said.

According to the latest NCOC figures, as of December 17, the highest positivity ratio was recorded in Karachi 16.59% followed by Peshawar 13.34% and Mirpur 9.40%.

The number of patients in serious condition is rising fast in Pakistan as 2,505 Covid patients were critical across the country.

The positivity ratio in various federating units was: AJK 11.4%, Balochistan is 14.2%, GB 1.5%, Islamabad 3.6%, KP 8.1%, Punjab 3.8% and Sindh 10.6%

The province-wise Covid positivity ratio was as under: 

Punjab: Lahore 4.71%, Rawalpindi 5.36%, Faisalabad 4.27%, Multan 3.74%, Gujranwala 0.42%.  

Sindh: Karachi 16.59%, Hyderabad 8.71%.

KP: Peshawar 13.34%, Swat 5.88%, Abbottabad 8.25%.

Balochistan: Quetta 4.76%.

Islamabad: ICT 3.61%.

AJK: Mirpur 9.40%, Muzaffarabad 1.92%.

GB: Gilgit 3.17%.