Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 1,564,809 on Thursday after 578 new cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.
As per data shared by the National Institute of Health (NIH), 22,679 coronavirus tests were conducted across the country during the last 24 hours while positivity ratio remained 2.55%.
Two deaths were reported from the disease in the last 24 hours while 159 patients were on critical care across the country.
The total deaths currently stand at 30,544, according to the NIH data.
COVID-19 Statistics 18 August 2022
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 22,679
Positive Cases: 578
Positivity %: 2.55%
Patients on Critical Care: 159— NIH Pakistan (@NIH_Pakistan) August 18, 2022