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Pakistan witnesses a steady decline of COVID-19 cases

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According to data released by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Sunday morning, the number of coronavirus infections in Pakistan has continuously decreased over the past five days.

In the recent two days, no COVID-19 deaths have been reported. The last deaths attributed to coronavirus were recorded on August 5, when two patients succumbed to the condition. According to NIH data, the total number of COVID-19 deaths is currently 30,505.

According to NIH data, the country recorded 644 illnesses out of 22,126 tests completed in the last 24 hours. As a result, the nation’s optimism rate has decreased to 2.81 percent.

With the additional infections, the total number of cases documented in the country since the pandemic began in 2020 now stands at 1,558,557.

On Thursday, the government reported 673 cases, whereas on Thursday before that, the daily total was 750. (August 5). Despite a decrease in daily occurrences, the total number of confirmed cases in the country has increased to 9,399, the highest number in the past two weeks, according to the data. The last time the number of active cases exceeded 10,000 was on July 16, when it reached 10,003.

According to the NIH, 164 individuals are still being treated in intensive care units (ICU) of various hospitals around the country.