Pakistan on Wednesday has reported 5,499 new circumstances and 148 COVID-19 associated deaths within the final 24 hours because the nation struggles with the third wave of coronavirus.
Based on statistics shared by Nationwide Command and Operations Heart (NCOC), the nation’s nerve middle for unified efforts towards coronavirus, 47,301 coronavirus exams had been taken, 5,499 got here out optimistic, and 148 deaths had been reported countrywide within the final 24 hours.
There are at present 4,528 essential sufferers of COVID-19 admitted at totally different hospitals within the nation. And the reported positivity fee is 11.62%.
Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa are the 2 most adversely affected areas of the nation on this ongoing wave because the positivity fee of each areas has skyrocketed. 1,153 new coronavirus circumstances and 33 new virus-related casualties had been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa within the final 24 hours whereas 2,969 new circumstances and 103 deaths had been reported in Punjab.
KP’s well being and finance minister Taimur Khan Jhagra whereas sharing the newest statistics of the province through Twitter, urged the general public to strictly comply with the Customary Working Procedures (SOPs) put in place by the native authorities in order that we will do away with this infectious illness as quickly as attainable.
“1153 confirmed covid circumstances in KP yesterday; 14.4% positivity. 13669 lively circumstances in all, & sadly 33 deaths. 82 sufferers on vents, 166 in ICUs, 1020 in HDUs & 625 on low stream oxygen. Shield this capability. Shield these working around the clock to save lots of lives. Put on a masks,” Jhagra stated in a tweet and added, “We might have been capable of plateau to the curve of the third wave to a weekly cycle of between 11% – 15%, however we have to work a lot a lot tougher in bending it and bringing it down.
This can solely occur when the media and the general public work with us in regularly bettering SOP compliance.”
The nation’s whole variety of confirmed lively circumstances stands at 83,162. Pakistan has to date recorded 772,381 confirmed circumstances, 16,600 deaths, and a complete of 672,619 recoveries from the novel illness.