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2022-01-29 07:10:00

A person receives a dose of vaccine in opposition to the coronavirus, throughout a drive-through vaccination in Karachi, Pakistan, on August 3, 2021. — AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s lively coronavirus cases jumped crossed 100,000 mark for the first time since July 1, 2020, when the nation recorded 7,963 new cases, Nationwide Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) information confirmed Saturday morning.

As many as 7,963 new cases have been recorded in the final 24 hours after 70,389 exams have been taken. The lively case rely stood at 104,095.

The nation recorded a positivity charge of 11.31%. That is the third consecutive day of Pakistan recording a positivity ratio above 11%.

In the meantime, 27 deaths resulting from COVID-19 pushed the dying toll to 29,219, the NCOC’s information confirmed.

With the detection of latest cases, the whole variety of constructive cases has jumped to 1.41 million, the official stats confirmed.

The NCOC counted 1,276,719 whole recoveries. Nonetheless, 1,375 sufferers are beneath essential care.

It’s pertinent to say right here that the NCOC has prolonged coronavirus curbs in the nation from January 31 until February 15, as hundreds proceed to contract the an infection amid an expansion of the Omicron variant.

The NCOC had imposed non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) on January 19, which have been to be reviewed on January 27 in gentle of the COVID-19 state of affairs in the nation.

The restrictions for the marriage ceremony sector have been already imposed until Feb 15.

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