Another day passes without single Covid death

Another day passes without single Covid death
ISLAMABAD: The country reported no coronavirus-related death for the second consecutive day on Thursday.


Moreover, the positivity rate of Covid-19 cases was less than one per cent on Thursday. The number of critical care patients decreased by three times in less than two months.
It is worth mentioning that it was for the first time since April 1, 2020, that Pakistan did not report any pandemic-related death on March 23. The first death in the country from coronavirus was reported in Sindh on March 20, 2020.
According to data released by of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Thursday, as many as 210 infections were reported during the past 24 hours and the positivity rate of Covid-19 cases was 0.69pc.
The number of patients on critical care stood at 445 on Thursday. The cases reduced by three times in less than two months, as on Feb 2 this year 1,559 patients were on critical care.
The highest number of cases reported in a single in the country’s history was 8,183 on Jan 27 this year. Then the number of Covid-19 cases gradually decreased.
On March 12, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan had hinted that the NCOC might be closed in the coming months and the responsibility to deal with the data will be given to the National Institute of Health, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.