Pakistan reported its highest single-day surge in coronavirus cases after three months on Saturday, government data shows.
As per the data, the country reported 847 news cases on October 23 out of 31,009 samples taken by the health authorities. The country also reported 12 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The last time such a spike was recorded on July 30 when more than 900 cases were detected.
The new increase has taken the number of positive cases in the country to 327,063, while the countrywide death toll has increased to 6,727.
The spike comes a day after the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) rang the alarm over the average positivity ratio registering 40% higher over the last four days than what was being recorded earlier.
Reported by: The Truth International