- NCOC says 35,303 assessments performed in final 24 hours, out of which 2,511 returned constructive.
- The brand new constructive instances takes nationwide complete of coronavirus constructive instances to 609,964.
- Positivity ratio in Islamabad reaches 7.7% after 414 samples return constructive.
ISLAMABAD: Alarm bells have began ringing among the many policymakers of the nation because the nationwide positivity ratio of Pakistan jumped previous 7% on Tuesday.
The information issued by the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) confirmed that 2,511 folks out of 35,303 examined constructive for the coronavirus within the final 24 hours pushing the positivity ratio to 7.11%.
The state of affairs in Federal Capital is extra alarming the place the positivity ratio has reached 7.7%, in keeping with the District Well being Officer.
The brand new constructive instances has taken the nationwide complete to 609,964. The NCOC mentioned that 11,089 instances have been reported in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 19,233 in Balochistan, 4,961 in Gilgit Baltistan, 48,495 in Islamabad, 76,379 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 188,225 in Punjab, and 261,582 in Sindh.
The full variety of energetic coronavirus instances in Pakistan stands at 23,355.
Then again, the nation additionally misplaced 58 folks to the lethal virus within the final 24 hours with probably the most deaths occurring in Punjab adopted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The brand new deaths takes the nationwide tally of coronavirus deaths to 13,595. The breakdown confirmed that 4,461 sufferers have died in Sindh, 5,812 in Punjab, 2,169 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 526 in Islamabad, 202 in Balochistan, 103 in Gilgit Baltistan, 322 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
NCOC asks provinces to take motion in opposition to SOPs violations
Amid the rising instances, the NCOC on Monday suggested the provincial administrations of all federating items to take strict administrative actions in opposition to the plenty flouting normal working procedures (SOPs) of COVID-19.
The physique emphasised the provincial authorities to make sure large crackdown in opposition to all these failing to implement non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs or alternate measure to deal with the pandemic apart from medical remedy).