COVID-19: Pakistan’s recovery rate growing fast

Islamabad: According to Pakistan’s health ministry, the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has jumped from 92 to 94 per cent in the country while the death rate remains at 2.1 per cent.

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“We have 11,790 active cases of coronavirus left in the country and they too are on the fast-recovery track”, said Asad Umar, Federal Minister and Chairman of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) on coronavirus in a social media post.

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He however, cautioned that risk was still alive as the country is bracing for Muharram-ul-Haram processions later this month and opening of schools from the next.

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“At NCOC (National Command & Operation Centre), with provincial support, we prepare for every occasion which can increase cases… Eid, Muharram, school opening etc. Because COVID is reduced but risk is still alive. Our approach in Robert Frost’s words… But I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep,” Umar tweeted

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630 new cases in 24 hours

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Pakistan’s coronavirus cases have substantially declined with just 630 new affections surfacing in the last 24 hours and 10 deaths reported.

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The total number of cases reported so far stand at 291,588 while the country’s toll because of COVID-19 reached 6,219.

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The number of recoveries are fast increasing as 775 patients of COVID-19 recovered in a day taking the total number of recovered cases to 273,579.

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A study titled “National Seroprevalence Study” reveals that the population of urban areas and people up to middle age were more protected against the disease. However, population in rural areas and senior citizens were at highest risk from a possible second wave of the deadly virus.

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The study was conducted in 25 cities of Pakistan and showed that almost 11 per cent Pakistanis had developed protective immunity across the country against coronavirus.

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The study was initiated in July this year by the Health Services Academy in collaboration with multiple partners, including Aga Khan University (AKU) and with technical support from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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The Punjab government though fixed business schedule for all trade retailers and wholesalers of the province, it has exempted medical clinics and pharmacies from time restrictions.

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They can now operate round the clock without any restriction. A decision to the effect was taken in a meeting held on the instructions of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.

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Law Minister Raja Basharat chaired the meeting and Minister for Industries Aslam Iqbal, the chief secretary, additional chief secretary (home), the industries secretary and other respective officials were also present on the occasion.

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The meeting not only approved new timing for businesses and trade centres but also decided to send recommendations to the NCOC to soften restrictions.

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