Saturday, January 28, 2023

Covid 19: For the first time, Pakistan declares a death toll of zero

Asad Umar, the chief of Pakistan’s National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), announced on Wednesday that Pakistan had recorded zero Covid death for the first time in more than two years.

“Alhamdulillah, there have been no covid-related deaths recorded in the country in the recent 24 hours,” the planning and development minister wrote on Twitter. This is the first time in two years that something like this has occurred.”

According to the government’s database, as many as 443 new Covid instances were recorded in the country in the last 24 hours, despite the fact that 34,476 samples were tested during that time. The percentage of positive was 1.28 percent, according to the data.

The total number of confirmed Covid cases in Pakistan is 1,522,862, with a death toll of 30,333.
The number of critically ill Covid patients in various hospitals around the country has been reduced to 455 from the previous high of 900.

Recently, the National Coordination Committee (NCOC) announced the lifting of all Covid-19-related restrictions in Pakistan.

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The announcement was made by Asad Umar, the Federal Minister for Planning and Development, who also serves as the chairman of the National Coordination Committee (NCOC), which oversees Pakistan’s fight against the pandemic. It is a significant step forward in the country’s efforts to return to normalcy.

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