HEALTH

Covid positive increases as 168 new cases are reported in a day.

2023-03-24
Covid positive increases as 168 new cases are reported in a day.

According to statistics from the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the national positive rate for Covid-19 has surpassed three percent in the last 24 hours with about 168 new cases, the largest level since September 2022.

 

According to NCOC member Dr. Shahzad Ali Khan, the virus' new alterations have caused an increase in cases. Because the fatality rate of the new strain was so low, he continued, "People shouldn't panic."

 

Two significant cities, Karachi and Islamabad, have positivity rates that are higher than 5% and 6%, respectively.

 

In comparison, the positivity rates in Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and the nation as a whole were 6.11 percent, 5.51 percent, 3.99 percent, and 2.61 percent, respectively. Moreover, one death has been reported in the previous 24 hours.