ISLAMABAD: Whereas positivity charge of coronavirus instances barely dropped on Saturday when a report variety of exams have been performed throughout the nation, the lethal contagion claimed as many as 45 lives with the variety of energetic instances growing from 45,533 to 46,861 in 24 hours.
Of the 48,223 exams performed, the results of 3,045 instances got here optimistic, indicating that the proportion of optimistic instances dropped to six.3pc from erstwhile over 7pc.
In the meantime, Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser, who’s a survivor of Covid-19, in a video attraction to the lots referred to as for strict adherence to the well being tips and customary working procedures (SOPs) to guard themselves and others from the dreaded virus.
Within the video message launched by way of digital and social media, Mr Qaiser mentioned coronavirus solid devastating psychological and well being affect on sufferers. He mentioned he might really feel the trauma of sufferers as he and his household underwent the identical once they contracted the illness.
NA Speaker requires strict adherence to Covid SOPs
The NA Speaker mentioned the federal government regardless of its meagre assets had taken each potential step to combat the illness. Nevertheless, he warned, the scenario might deteriorate attributable to lack of capability in hospitals if the influx of sufferers continued on the present tempo.
Paying tribute to the well being professionals, significantly medical doctors and paramedical employees who lead the fought in opposition to the virus, Mr Qaiser mentioned that medical doctors and paramedical employees have been actual heroes and their providers would at all times be remembered.
In line with knowledge of the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 3,045 individuals examined optimistic in a single day when the very best ever variety of exams i.e. 48,223 have been performed throughout the nation. Whereas 2,651 extra sufferers have been hospitalised, 45 misplaced battle in opposition to the virus in a day.
The info exhibits that of the 1,760 ventilators allotted for Covid-19 sufferers, 281 have been occupied on Saturday. No affected person in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan was on ventilator.
In Islamabad, PML-N Senator Kalsoom Parveen, who was admitted to a non-public hospital after she had contracted the virus, has been placed on a ventilator.
The NA Speaker prayed for quick restoration of all coronavirus sufferers and for solace to the households of political staff and leaders, medical doctors, paramedics, media professionals and others who died from the virus.
Revealed in Daybreak, November 29th, 2020