ISLAMABAD, April 19 ): Federal Minister for Planning and Development and Head of National Command Operations Center (NCOC) Asad Umar on Monday warned of increasing cases of COVID-19 in the country and SOPs Stressed the need for implementation.
He said that the incidence of COVID-19 has increased and the examples of neighboring countries, India and Iran are being cited where the daily death toll has reached 1600 and 300 respectively.
“Implementation of coveted SOPs is needed more than ever,” he said.
Asad Umar said hospitals were under increasing pressure and that serious cases had reached 4,000 to 5,000 in the country. “Currently, the number of serious cases is 30% higher during June 2020,” he said.
He added that the demand for oxygen supply has increased at present.
“The covid-19 SOPs are being minimally implemented and we are making a serious mistake by not implementing the precautionary measures,” he said.
In the last 24 hours, 73 deaths have been reported in Pakistan due to the novel corona virus as the number of positive cases has risen to 761,437. The death toll rose to 16,316 nationwide on Monday.
In the last 24 hours, 5,152 people tested positive for COVID-19, according to the latest figures from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC).
Province wise details
Punjab is the most affected province by epidemics, followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Sindh has the highest number of reported cases.
So far 272,729 corona virus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 270,338 in Punjab, 106,500 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 20,940 in Balochistan, 70,079 in Islamabad, 15,669 in Azad Kashmir and 5182 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
In addition, 7,457 people have been infected in Punjab, 4,553 in Sindh, 2,899 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 223 in Balochistan, 642 in Islamabad, 439 in Azad Kashmir and 103 in GB. Spread diseases.
Test and retrieval
Pakistan has so far conducted 11,204,529 corona virus tests and 60,162 tests in the last 24 hours. In the country, 662,845 patients have been cured of corona virus while the condition of 4,515 patients is critical.