Lahore/Quetta/Karachi/Peshawar (Staff Report/Agencies): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan are slowly increasing as 675 new infections were reported in the country on Monday.
As per data shared by the National Institute of Health (NIH), two new deaths were reported from the Coronavirus during last 24 hours while 14,632 tests were conducted across the country. At least 153 patients are on critical care across the country .
The current positivity ratio stands at 4.61%.
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
Meanwhile, Federal Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel has urged people to follow preventive measures strictly and urged them to receive boost shots against COVID-19.
The minister also asked people to avoid visiting crowded places and maintain social distancing to curb the spread of infection.
Amid looming threats of 6th coronavirus wave, the government has started imposing restrictions to curb the infection rate.
The authorities have made it mandatory for passengers travelling on public transport and domestic flights to wear face masks.