ISLAMABAD: Covid cases in Pakistan are increasing gradually with the positivity ratio reaching 3.19 per cent, the National Institute of Health (NIH) reported on Saturday.
About 13,644 Covid tests were conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 435 new cases detected.
The NIH said 87 patients remain in critical condition and are being treated in various hospitals across the country.
COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 30,383 people in Pakistan so far. Since the previous high of 56 on September 30, 2021, fatalities have generally been declining.
According to the government dashboard, the total number of cases in the country is 1,531,982.