Pakistan posts 100-plus more Covid cases
NIH data shows daily number of tests crossing 5,000 mark: New Zealand reports 11,171 Covid-19 cases last week, 37 deaths
March 27, 2023 11:01 PM
Almost all the Covid-19 indicators reported an uptick as Pakistan registered another 100 plus infections with no fatality during the last 24 hours (Sunday), showed the statistics released by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Monday morning, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
According to the NIH data, the death toll in the country remained the same at 30,649 whereas the number of total infections now shot up to 1,579,245 after adding the fresh 133 cases.
During the last 24 hours (Sunday), 5,007 tests were conducted throughout Pakistan whereas the positivity ratio edged up to 2.66%. The number of patients in critical care stood at 21.
New Zealand reports 11,171 Covid-19 cases last week, 37 deaths
The number of new Covid-19 community cases in New Zealand has remained steady over the past week, while there were 37 more virus-related deaths.
The numbers cover the week from Monday, March 21, to Monday, March 27.
The rolling average of new daily cases is 1605, as compared to 1593 the week prior. A total of 11,258 new community cases have been reported - up slightly from 11,171 in the previous period.
Thirty-seven more people with the virus have died – compared to 24 deaths last week.
Of the people who have died, one was in their 30s, two were in their 40s, one was in their 50s, two were in their 60s, eight were in their 70s, 13 were in their 80s, and 10 were aged over 90.
Of these people, 18 were women, and 19 were men.
Two were from Northland; 10 were from Auckland region, one was from Bay of Plenty, one was from Lakes, one was from Tairawhiti, one was from Hawke's Bay, two were from Taranaki, two were from MidCentral, one was from Whanganui, four were from Wellington region, nine were from Canterbury, one was from South Canterbury, two were from Southern.
The number of deaths confirmed as attributable to Covid-19, either as the underlying cause of death or as a contributing factor, is 2662.
Last week's positive cases are located in Northland (301), Auckland (950), Waikato (757), Bay of Plenty (431), Lakes District (239), Hawke's Bay (352), MidCentral District (361), Whanganui (116), Taranaki (296), Tairāwhiti (84), Wairarapa (146), Capital and Coast (740), Hutt Valley (353), Nelson Marlborough (440), Canterbury (1970), West Coast (139), South Canterbury (157) and Southern District (1217).
As of midnight Sunday, there were 211 people in hospital with the virus.
Seven people were in an intensive care or high dependency unit.–1news.co.nz