According to data from the National Institute of Health (NIH), Pakistan on Sunday recorded up to 675 new cases of Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours as the nation experienced a spike in infection after a lengthy absence.
The national Covid-19 test positivity ratio was 4.61 percent in the past 24 hours, according to the National Institute of Health, which reports that 16,632 Covid tests were performed countrywide. Of those, 675 were positive.
Furthermore, according to the NIH, two Covid-19-related deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, and 153 people are in critical condition.
COVID-19 Statistics 04 July 2022
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 14,632
Positive Cases: 675
Positivity %: 4.61%
Patients on Critical Care: 153
— NIH Pakistan (@NIH_Pakistan) July 4, 2022
NCOC Releases Updated SOPs
In response to an increase in coronavirus cases, the National Command and Control Centre (NCOC) has released revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) for government offices.
The coronavirus monitoring organisation issued a statement ordering government workers to wear masks and maintain social distance in the workplace.
All government personnel will receive a briefing on coronavirus SOPs, according to NCOC. All employees will make sure that SOPs are followed for both themselves and their families. Additionally, wearing masks in offices will become required.
Social distance should be maintained during required prayers, and hand sanitizer should be accessible on all office internal and external routes. The office management should make sure that every employee has received all recommended vaccinations.
The Pakistani public was asked to closely adhere to COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) a day earlier by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif due to an increase in coronavirus cases.