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Pakistan single day Covid-19 cases cross 3,000 for the first time since July

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Pakistan has reported the highest single day Covid-19 cases since July, 3000 new virus infections have been diagnosed with 59 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

Pakistan has reported 3,009 daily coronavirus cases that has set alarm bells ringing about the second wave of Covid-19 infections in the country. The data from the government’s portal of the disease in Pakistan shows that 3,009 infections were reported on November 24 that makes the total of diagnosed cases 382,892, while, with 59 new deaths, the toll has risen to 7,803. 

Read more: Pakistan sees highest Covid-19 positivity ratio of this season

Region-wise breakdown of cases and deaths reported in the last 24 hours: 

  • Sindh: 1,382 cases, 13 deaths 
  • KP: 382 cases, 9 deaths 
  • Balochistan: 45 cases, 1 death 
  • Punjab: 648 cases, 25 deaths 
  • Islamabad: 424 cases, 6 deaths 
  • Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 113 cases, 4 deaths
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 15 cases, 1 death 

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar in a press conference highlighted the rising Covid-19 cases with each single day said, “We experienced a peak in Covid-19 cases in June and if we do not follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), we may face the worst situation in the next two weeks.” 

The minister further said rather urged, “I appeal to all parliamentary parties to attend the meeting because politics will continue but first we have to save the people’s life by unanimously deciding the future line of action to combat coronavirus.” 

He revealed, “Last three weeks’ data of coronavirus reveals that we are heading towards the earlier worst situation.”  

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan said that the second wave might be more dangerous than the first one, some countries are in drastic condition due to 3rd wave of coronavirus.  

Covid-19 case positivity ratio has risen to 7.50 percent which was only 2 percent when the situation was under control,” he said terming it an alarming situation. 

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