Pakistan’s Covid-19 positivity rate highest in over 50 days

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

Pakistan's Covid-19 positivity rate has increased to its highest level in more than 50 days, Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said on Thursday, while urging people to take the standard operating procedures (SOPs) seriously to curb the spread of the virus. Taking to Twitter, the Minister said: "National positivity of Covid-19 cases was 2.37 per cent yesterday (Wednesday). This is the highest positivity in more than 50 days. Last time this level was seen on August 23."First four days of this week Covid-19 deaths average is 11 per day... Highest since week of August 10th. Unmistakable signs of rise of corona." In a separate tweet, Umar further said that Covid-19 positivity was extremely high in Muzaffarabad and Karachi, ...read more...