ISLAMABAD, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan recorded 416 new COVID-19 cases and three new deaths from the pandemic on Sunday, its ministry of health said on Monday.
The total tally of the infected people increased to 1,566,652 in the country with the fresh cases, according to data released by the ministry.
According to the ministry's statistics, a total of 30,555 people died of COVID-19 in Pakistan with the three newly reported ones.
On Sunday, 16,764 tests were conducted across Pakistan, and the positivity rate stood at 2.48 percent.
Currently, 152 active cases are being held in intensive care in hospitals in the country, showed official data. ■