ISLAMABAD: In a shocking turn of events, the death toll in Pakistan in July exceeded world mortality figures, reported on Tuesday quoting health officials.
The mortality rate in July was between 2.30% and 2.37% in Pakistan, according to data provided by the World Health Organization. The global mortality rate in July was between 2.15% and 2.17%.
Health experts say non-compliance with the standard operating procedure and no vaccine increase mortality rates.
In the last 24 hours, 39 more people have died of the virus in Pakistan, with more than 6% reported cases.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operation Center, 49,412 corona tests were performed nationally in the last 24 hours, with 3,262 returned.
According to the official portal, the rate of positivity is 6.6%.
The death toll from COVID-19 in the country has risen to 23 087 and the number of cases has risen to 1,011,708.
In addition, 1,123 patients recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 928,722 and the total number of active cases to 59,899.
Pakistan receives immunization doses Moderna, CanSino
The day before, the second batch of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and the consignment of the CanSino vaccine arrived in Pakistan.
The reduction of the three million Moderna vaccine to Islamabad, officials from the Department of Health confirmed. The country has received vaccination volumes under the COVAX program. This is the fifth bulk of the vaccine that will be available under COVAX.
To date, Pakistan has received four loads of various coronavirus vaccines under the COVAX program in addition to the latest one. Includes shipments of the vaccine Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca. COVAX has promised free COVID-19 drugs for 20% of Pakistani people.
Another 200,000 doses of the CanSino vaccine, too, have arrived in Pakistan, according to a spokesman for the National Disaster Management Authority.