According to data published by the National Institute of Health (NIH) on Friday morning, the Covid-19 positivity ratio in Pakistan is getting close to reaching 4% despite a constant spike in infections across the nation. During the past 24 hours, 694 new cases have been reported.
The National Institute of Health reports that in the previous twenty-four hours, 17,640 Covid tests were carried out at various locations across the country, and of those, 694 produced positive results.
According to the data, the optimism rate in the country has reached 3.93 percent at this time.
According to the National Institutes of Health, there has been no record of a fatality connected to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours; nonetheless, the current death toll in the country stands at 30,393, and 101 people are in a serious condition.
Yesterday, in response to an increase in reported cases of coronavirus, the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC) distributed updated standard operating procedures (SOPs) to all government departments.
The authority in charge of monitoring the coronavirus has issued a statement in which it instructs government personnel to maintain social distance in the workplace and wear masks.
The NCOC has stated that all government personnel will receive training on the standard operating procedures for coronavirus. Every member of the staff is responsible for ensuring that standard operating procedures are followed, both for themselves and for their families. In addition to that, anyone working in workplaces will be required to wear masks.
During the mandatory prayers, social distance should be maintained, and hand sanitizer should be accessible on all routes, both inside and outside of the building, where employees pass through. The management of the offices ought to see to it that all of the staff members have had all of their vaccinations.
A day earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had advised the people of Pakistan to carefully follow COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) in light of the increase in the number of coronavirus cases that had been seen.