Pakistan ranks low on the list of countries with most COVID-19 tests

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The website has placed the name of Pakistan on the 29th position following the fall of COVID-19 cases in the country. 

Among 30 countries, Pakistan has been ranked in the 29th position to see a fall in Covid-19 cases. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), over the 24 hours, 1,050 patients were diagnosed with covid-19 and 41 deaths occurred. Around 250 ventilators were used across the country and 2,069 patients were hospitalized on Tuesday. 

Moreover, the first international conference dedicated to the corona vaccine is going to be held by Pakistan in which principal investigating officers will share their research papers. Meanwhile, 5 departments of the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) have been sealed as 13 employees were diagnosed with the contagious disease. 

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Prof Dr. Javed Akram, University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice-Chancellor said, “Around 7,000 volunteers will participate in Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biologic Pharmacy Co’s vaccine trial. Moreover, UHS will host the first international conference dedicated to Covid-19 vaccine on March 12 and 13 in which principal investigating officers will share their research/working papers,” 

The website that maintains global data,, revealed that the country has carried out 39,136 COVID-19 tests per million population, with Indonesia being the only country that conducted fewer COVID-19 tests 38,135 tests PMP. 

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In terms of the most tests per million population, Israel ranks on top with 1,273,050 COVID-19 tests, while, the United Kingdom has conducted 1,266,538 COVID-19 tests, and the US ranks in the third position with 1,052,930 tests per million population. 

Whereas, India conducted 4 times more with 152,821 tests PMP, also, Tukey conducted out 381,953 tests, Iraq, 162,756 tests, and Iran conducted 124,687 tests. Likewise, UAE ranks on 49th in terms of most number of cases has 2,978,906 tests and despite being in the 58th position, Denmark, 2,784,399 tests PMP. 

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