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COVID-19: Pakistan reports most number of cases and deaths over 24 hours

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According to the NCOC data, a record breaking 3,039 new cases have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and 88 people have died which is also the highest number of deaths recorded in a single day on 30th May.

According to yesterday’s data issued by the National Command and Operations Centers, 14,876 tests were conducted of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. A total of 547,030 tests have been conducted so far, and 10,900 have been admitted to 726 hospitals.

The total number of active cases is 42,742 while 25,271 have so far recovered from the virus. 733 patients, according to the NCOC, are in critical condition. 

Pakistan’s health authorities have anticipated an increased 15-20 percent rise in daily cases over the next week.

Following the analysis and estimates conducted by the Pakistan health authorities, the daily COVID-19 cases are seeing record surge after the Eid holidays. The daily case numbers are expected to keep rising by up to 15-20 percent in next week. The major reason behind the rising of cases per day is lifting the lockdown from the country.

Director General of National Institute of Health (NIH), Major General Dr. Aamer Ikram said “The incubation period of the virus is between five and seven days so we have been expecting that the number of daily cases will increase as the interaction between people has increased. However, in the next week, we will be in a better position to ascertain the percentage of increase in a number of cases”.

Asad Umar, the Minister of Planning and Development has already warned the government to reconsider its decision to resume all activities if people fail to follow precautionary guidelines, the condition could be drastic.

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