Federal Minister warns against rapid rise of Coronavirus in Pakistan
Federal Minister for planning Asad Umar on Monday warned that pressing on hospitals is increasing as coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly.
Asad Umar tweeted after a meeting of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) today.
He tweeted that Administration has been asked to ramp up compliance enforcement to avoid a crisis-like situation.
“SOPs compliance remains very weak & pressure on hospitals is increasing,” he wrote.
Coronavirus in Pakistan
According to the latest updates, 4,584 new cases have been reported while 58 patients have died in the last 24 hours.
The nationwide tally of cases reached 725,602 whereas the death toll reached 15,501 today.
Over 44,514 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours.
There are 269,126 coronavirus cases in Sindh, 250,459 in Punjab, 99,595 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 66,380 in Islamabad, 20,321 in Balochistan, 14,594 in Azad Kashmir, and 5,127 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Apart from that, 6, 988 patients have died in Punjab, 4,530 in Sindh, 2,651 in KP, 611 in Islamabad, 403 in Azad Kashmir, 215 in Balochistan, and 103 in GB so far.