Pakistan sees slight rise in COVID-19 positivity ratio again



2022-02-13 09:16:00

Residents sporting face masks amid issues over the unfold of coronavirus, wait in a queue in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Could 19, 2021. — AFP/File
  • 3,206 individuals contract COVID-19 infections, inserting Pakistan’s positivity ratio at 5.79%.
  • One other 41 individuals succumb to COVID-19 in a single day.
  • Pakistan’s energetic case depend falls to 78,398 after 4,935 recoveries in a single day.

ISLAMABAD: A slight rise in Pakistan’s COVID-19 positivity ratio was witnessed as 3,206 individuals had been discovered contaminated over the last 24 hours, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) information confirmed Sunday morning.

Pakistan has been witnessing an irregular positivity graph for nearly week.

As per right this moment’s stats, the brand new infections had been detected after 55,304 coronavirus diagnostic assessments carried out throughout the nation, which positioned Pakistan’s positivity ratio at 5.79% and the general case depend at 1,483,798.

In the meantime, one other 41 individuals succumbed to COVID-19 in a single day, taking the nation’s coronavirus loss of life toll to 29,772.

In line with the NCOC stats, Pakistan’s energetic case depend fell to 78,398 after 4,935 recoveries in a single day.

Regardless of an irregular graph of the deaths and recent instances, the variety of COVID-19 recuperation instances has witnessed a gradual rise, which took the entire recoveries depend to 1,375,628.

PM Imran Khan up to date on COVID-19 state of affairs

On Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan was knowledgeable that after February 10, the variety of optimistic coronavirus instances has decreased by 6.8% whereas hospital admissions and sufferers needing intensive care has additionally declined, his workplace mentioned.

The PM was offered particulars of the newest figures whereas receiving a briefing on the anti-coronavirus measures taken by the federal government. The PM was briefed in regards to the Omicron wave in the nation in addition to its unfold globally.

In line with the PM Workplace, the officers had been informed that the Omicron’s highest level was in January when the nation was reporting over 5,000 nearly each day.

The premier was additionally given an replace on the progress made in vaccinating residents in opposition to coronavirus.

The assembly was knowledgeable that out of 150 million inhabitants over 12 years of age, 90 million (58%) individuals have been absolutely vaccinated thus far, and by March 2022, this quantity will enhance to 110 million (72%).

The PM workplace additionally shared that 115 million (72%) individuals have acquired a single dose, which is able to enhance to 130 million (85%) by March 2022.

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