- Asad Umar Said Monitoring the coronavirus situation in Pakistan warns that a third wave has started in the country.
- On the other hand, the number of active COVID-19 cases was 18,703 while 568,065 had recovered.
- UHS has announced that it is closing private classes for two weeks.
Assad Umar, the Federal Minister for Planning and Development and head of the National Command and Operations Center (NCOCt), which oversees the coronavirus situation in Pakistan, warned that a third wave had begun in the country.
The Lahore University of Health Sciences (UHS) announced on Friday that it would close its private classes for two weeks as Pakistan’s coronavirus infections passed the 600,000 marks.
UHS Lahore tweeted that related medical and dental universities and colleges would be closed for two weeks – March 15-28, 2021.
It states: “No physical classes will be held during this time [and] all classes will be moved to the online method according to the schedule.
“Exams are currently being planned,” added UHS Lahore, noting that university staff will strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the coronavirus.
The situation is worrying with the coronavirus in Pakistan
The data details found that out of 600,198 cases, 10,816, 19,171, 4959, 46,963, 75,052, 182,576, and 260,661 were reported from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh respectively.
On the other hand, the total number of active COVID-19 cases was 18,703 people while in Pakistan 568,065 people have recovered.
The NCOC added that 54 new deaths were reported in Pakistan in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 13,430 coronavirus-related deaths.