Lowest positivity ratio in Pakistan since govt started measuring COVID-19: Asad Umar

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Right this moment was the 11th consecutive day Pakistan reported a positivity charge under 2%. Picture: Geo.television/ file
  • Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar says we now have the bottom positivity ratio for the reason that nation began measuring COVID-19.
  • Optimistic affect of vaccination displaying however vaccination drive should proceed, highlights Umar.
  • Right this moment was the 11th consecutive day Pakistan reported a positivity charge under 2%.

Pakistan now has the bottom positivity ratio for the reason that nation began measuring COVID-19, Federal Planning and Improvement Minister Asad Umar mentioned Wednesday morning after the nation reported a positivity charge of 1.34%.

In a Twitter submit, Umar, who additionally heads the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), mentioned that Pakistan at the moment additionally has the bottom sufferers on essential care and lowest every day mortality file in a yr.

He highlighted that the optimistic pattern is the affect of vaccinations, however urged that the vaccination drive should proceed.

“Optimistic affect of vaccination displaying however vaccination drive should proceed. Globally 7,500 died of covid yesterday,” he wrote.

Right this moment was the 11th consecutive day Pakistan reported a positivity charge under 2%. Other than that, the nation recorded 516 contemporary coronavirus infections and 13 deaths within the final 24 hours, in line with the every day stats shared by the NCOC.

COVID-19 infections are reducing in Pakistan, with 593 new infections reported on common every day. That’s 10% of the height — the very best every day common reported on June 17.

There have been 1,270,322 infections and 28,405 coronavirus-related deaths reported within the nation for the reason that pandemic started.

Pakistan has administered not less than 100,741,762 doses of COVID vaccines to date. Assuming each particular person wants 2 doses, that’s sufficient to have vaccinated about 23.3% of the nation’s inhabitants.

‘Coronavirus vaccine is secure and free’

Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Nationwide Well being Providers Faisal Sultan, in the meantime, additionally made the identical enchantment to the general public as Umar in a short look on Geo Information programme Geo Pakistan.

He claimed 25% of the Pakistani inhabitants has to date been vaccinated towards COVID-19. However added that there’s nonetheless a proportion of the inhabitants that may be contaminated.

Round 7.5 million persons are being vaccinated every day, Dr Sultan shared, including that vaccination of the youth, particularly, ought to proceed.

Greater than 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have to date been administered, urging the general public to get vaccinated. He assured those who it’s secure to get the vaccine and freed from cost.

Greater than two-thirds of the inhabitants in Islamabad has already been vaccinated, he highlighted.