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Coronavirus in Pakistan: Active circumstances exceed 80,000 for first time since Sept 13

The Country’s Positivity Rate Stands At 12.81%
The nation’s positivity fee stands at 12.81%

ISLAMABAD: With 6,357 each day COVID-19 infections, Pakistan’s lively COVID-19 circumstances crossed 80,000 mark for the primary time since September 13 final yr, information from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) confirmed Tuesday morning.

Pakistan final reported 85,814 lively COVID-19 circumstances on September 13.

As per the newest statistics  of the NCOC, a complete of 49,595 exams have been performed throughout the nation within the final 24 hours, of which 6,357 got here again constructive, pushing the nationwide tally of the confirmed circumstances to 1,381,152. The nation’s positivity fee now stands at 12.81%.

Meanwhile, the nation reported 82,396 lively circumstances of the virus, confirmed the federal government’s information. 17 extra sufferers succumbed to the virus within the final 24 hours, taking the nationwide demise toll to 29,122.

Cities with COVID an infection charges above 10%

Karachi — 40.68%

Muzaffarabad — 29.41%

Peshawar — 23.89%

Hyderabad — 21.53%

Lahore — 15.83%

Rawalpindi — 12.50%

COVID circumstances could hit a peak in February

Medics have instructed Geo News that the continual pattern of rising circumstances as a result of Omicron variant has moved up the numbers of sufferers on crucial care.

Meanwhile, officers have mentioned that Pakistan may expertise its peak within the first or second week of February.

“More restrictions are expected this week to control this situation,” officers mentioned.

Overall state of affairs in districts

As the fifth wave of the coronavirus surges via the nation, as a result of highly-transmissible Omicron variant, main cities in Pakistan have seen an uptick in take a look at constructive ratio, which is the proportion of exams that got here again constructive for COVID-19 out of the overall performed.

Coronavirus In Pakistan: Active Cases Exceed 80,000 For First Time Since Sept 13

In 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) suggested governments that earlier than reopening, charges of positivity ought to stay at 5% or under for at the very least 14 days. The Pakistan authorities has additionally directed curbs in cities which report positivity charges of over 10%.


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