ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported 502 fresh COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours – the first day of Eid ul Adha across the country, latest data from the National Institute of Health (NIH) showed.
With the surge in COVID-19 across Pakistan, the country reported a positivity rate of 2.73%.
In the last 24 hours, 18,385 tests were performed to diagnose coronavirus, of which 502 came back positive, according to NIH stats.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 1,542,879 after the new infections were confirmed.
In addition to this, only one death from the infection was reported taking the death toll from it to 30,421.