ISLAMABAD: Alarm bells have started ringing for Pakistan as the country, for the fifth consecutive day, has reported a coronavirus positivity ratio of over 2%.
The uptick in the coronavirus cases arrives a few days after the country reported a decline in the number of cases on a daily basis, following which the National Command and Operation Center’s (NCOC) allowed relaxations in business timings and other measures.
The NCOC’s daily report issued Sunday morning stated that as many as 29 more people lost their lives to COVID-19. The national death tally since the pandemic started has increased to 22,379.
Currently, the positivity ratio stands at 2.57.