As per official information from the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 55,128 checks had been performed within the final 24 hours from which 5,611 checks returned optimistic, the Geo TV reported.
The variety of active cases now stands at 795,627 with nationwide recoveries rising to 689,812.
The coronavirus situation has deteriorated additional in Pakistan, resulting in stringent restrictions from the NCOC to curb the unfold of the virus.
The NCOC is contemplating the enforcement of a lockdown in cities reporting excessive positivity ratios, in keeping with a press release launched a day earlier.
The assertion follows an NCOC session held yesterday, with Federal Minister for Planning, Growth, and Particular Initiatives Asad Umar within the chair.
In line with the NCOC assertion, in gentle of accelerating coronavirus instances, the discussion board “deliberated upon proposed lockdowns in excessive illness prevalence cities”.
The assertion made no point out of what positivity ratio the discussion board considers excessive sufficient to warrant a lockdown.
The NCOC had clarified that talks could be held with stakeholders earlier than a lockdown is imposed.