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Pakistan has reported the fewest covid-19 cases since March 8



Close-up portrait of a girl in an icy mask on her face with suspected coronavirus @svetlaya via Twenty20
Close-up portrait of a girl in an icy mask on her face with suspected coronavirus — File/Photo @svetlaya

Pakistan has reported 1,490 new cases of covid-19, the lowest number since March 8, with a positivity ratio of 3.02 percent in the last 24 hours. According to the most recent figures released by the National Command and Operation Centre, a total of 49,285 samples were tested during the specified time period (NCOC).

14,369 tests were carried out in Sindh, 21,546 in Punjab, 7,628 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP), 3,366 in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), 1,326 in Balochistan, 325 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 725 in AJK.

The total number of active cases in the country is now 47,376.

58 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s death toll to 21,323. According to the NCOC, 3,205 patients are in critical condition in various hospitals across the country.

In the last 24 hours, 1,820 more people recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 864,931.

Punjab has reported a total of 342,498 cases since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Sindh 323,828, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 134,558, Islamabad 81,766, Balochistan 25,819, Azad Jammu and Kashmir 19,519, and Gilgit Baltistan 5,642.

The breakdown of deaths and cases reported during the last 24 hours is given below.

  • Sindh: 756 cases, 20 deaths
  • Punjab: 306 cases, 24 deaths
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: 237 cases, 14 deaths
  • Balochistan: 90 cases
  • Islamabad: 66 cases
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 26 cases
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 9 cases

The majority of ventilators were used in four major cities: Peshawar (26%), Lahore (28%), Bahawalpur (42%), and Multan (53%).

Sindh issues a final warning to government employees who have not been immunized.

The Sindh government has issued a final warning to all government employees who have not yet received their covid-19 vaccinations, ordering them to get their shots within the next three days or face losing their monthly salaries, according to The News.

According to reports, the provincial government has also begun compiling a list of government employees who have received vaccinations and has asked them to submit their vaccination cards to the appropriate authorities.

According to the publication, which cited sources, only half of the 400,000 civil servants have received corona vaccinations. Meanwhile, more than 30% of Sindh Secretariat employees have not been vaccinated.

Teenage girl vaccination COVID-19 vaccine — File/Photo @KlavdiyaV

Teenage girl vaccination COVID-19 vaccine — File/Photo @KlavdiyaV

Dr. Yousuf Rana was awarded a gold medal for his outstanding performance in the Corona Awards.

Dr. Muhammad Yousaf Rana, former Medical Superintendent at Civil Hospital Bahawalpur, was awarded a gold medal for his outstanding performance in the corona wards. He was honored for his contributions to the treatment of patients infected with covid-19.

DR Yousuf received the award at a special ceremony held at the Quaid-e-Azam Medical College in Bahawalpur. Along with Dr. Rana, other doctors and health workers who performed a variety of duties at Corona wards received medals and cash prizes.

Prof-Dr. Shafqat Ali Tabassam, Principal of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, praised the role of health workers who worked in corona wards in hospitals.

“I salute those who performed their duties at Corona wards, including doctors, paramedics, nurses, and even sweepers,” he said during the ceremony.

Today marks the reopening of all public and private educational institutions.

In Punjab, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all public and private educational institutions, including secondary and higher education, resumed in-person classes on Monday (today).

To prevent the spread of the deadly virus, all educational institutions have been asked to strictly adhere to the SOPs.

For school reopenings, a staggered approach is being used, with 50% attendance. Students who attend in-person classes in schools today will not attend them tomorrow but will return after a day’s break, according to the government’s policy to combat the spread.

The total number of cases

According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, the total number of cases of covid-19 in the world surpassed 173.34 million on Monday, with 3,730,065 deaths.

According to university data, the United States remains the worst-affected country in terms of cases (33.36 million) and deaths (597,631).

According to JHU data, India ranks second in the world in terms of total cases with 28.91 million, followed by Brazil with 16.95 million. Brazil came in second with 473,404 deaths, and India came in third with 349,186.