Two dead, 333 new COVID cases; positivity ratio sees minor decline

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A total of 333 positive cases have been reported with two dead due to the COVID-19, along with a positivity ratio of 2.42 percent in the last 24 hours in Pakistan.

According to data of National Institute of Health (NIH), the stats of the current spread of disease in the country have shown 85 patients on critical care. Moreover, a total 13,759 tests were conducted yesterday.

The NIH stats for Tuesday have shown a slight downfall in virus positivity rate during the last 24 hours as compared with past days.

On June 27, the NIH had reported the positivity ratio to be 2.85 percent.

NIH has also issued a message on Twitter stating that Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) had directed the NCOC team to arrange meetings with Sindh Health Department so that a strategy would be formulated to curb the rising COVID cases in the province.

According to the national health organization, the participants of the NCOC meeting had decided to increase testing followed by implementation of non-pharmaceutical interventions including wearing face mask during domestic travel and at crowded places.

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