Pakistan sees rise in COVID-19 deaths after days of decline


2022-02-23 09:03:00

  • Each day COVID-19 loss of life toll in Pakistan rises above 40 mark after 5 days.
  • Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity reaches 2.59%, with 1,232 new instances.
  • 3,154 individuals contaminated with coronavirus recuperated in a single day. 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s each day COVID-19 loss of life toll witnessed a hike once more after a number of days of decline as 43 individuals succumbed to the virus in a single day, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) knowledge confirmed Wednesday morning.

The nation’s each day loss of life rely remained beneath the 40 mark for the final 5 days.

As per as we speak’s statistics, the brand new additions positioned the nation’s whole quantity of coronavirus deaths reported up to now at 30,096.

The nationwide COVID-19 physique mentioned it carried out 41,744 diagnostic assessments in the final 24 hours, of which 1,232 got here again optimistic. With this, Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity ratio rose to 2.95% and the general case rely to 1,503,873.

In the meantime, 3,154 individuals contaminated with coronavirus recuperated in a single day, pushing the quantity of lively instances right down to 64,262.

NCOC lifts COVID-19 restrictions in three cities

The NCOC on Tuesday relaxed some of the overall curbs enforced in the nation, irrespective of the city-wise coronavirus positivity charges, after witnessing a lowering pattern of coronavirus countrywide.

Furthermore, the discussion board additionally agreed to take away Karachi, Hyderabad and Peshawar from the checklist of cities/districts the place it earlier had determined to maintain restrictions in place.

The discussion board, final week, had issued an inventory of six cities/districts the place the COVID-19 positivity was larger than 10%, saying that the already enforced restrictions will stay in place there.

The cities/districts nonetheless having COVID-19 positivity larger than 10% are Gilgit, Muzaffarabad and Mardan. 

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