The third wave of the coronavirus is showing no signs of abating as the coronavirus positivity ratio crossed 11%.
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data showed that 40,369 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours out of which 4,525 returned positive, taking the national positivity ratio to 11.21%.
The number of new cases take the national tally of positive coronavirus cases to 659,116. Out of those 264,889 have been reported in Sindh, 215,227 in Punjab, 85,531 in KP, 56,450 in the federal capital, 19,525 in Balochistan, 12,484 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 5,010 in Gilgit Baltistan.
The total active COVID-19 cases in Pakistan are 46,663 while 598,197 have recovered from the virus.