Pakistan reports 656 new coronavirus cases and one death during the last 24 hours, said the National Institute of Health in its update on Monday morning.
According to fresh statistics, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Pakistan surged to 3.35 percent.
As many as 656 new COVID-19 infections were detected after testing on 19,611 samples in the last 24 hours, taking Pakistan's total cases to 1,554,591.
Meanwhile, 161 people suffering from the virus are being treated in critical care units.
COVID-19 Statistics 01 August 2022— NIH Pakistan (@NIH_Pakistan) August 1, 2022
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 19,611
Positive Cases: 656
Positivity %: 3.35%
Patients on Critical Care: 161