Number of estimated coronavirus cases across Pakistan may rise to 200,000 warns WHO official

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Number of estimated coronavirus cases across Pakistan may rise to 200,000 warns WHO official

ISLAMABAD: Number of estimated coronavirus cases across Pakistan may rise to 200,000 warns WHO official.

The number of estimated coronavirus cases in Pakistan can rise to an estimated 200,000 by mid-July if "effective interventions" are not taken, warned the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday.

This was stated by Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director-General WHO at the launch of the Pakistan National Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan virtual conference.

"Pakistan's #COVID19 Response Plan is a joint strategy of the Government of #Pakistan, the @UN and partners.

It is aligned with the @GlobalGoalsUN, Pakistan’s National Action Plan and WHO’s global Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan," DrTedros was quoted as saying.