As the fight against coronavirus continues, a total number of 41,240 people got tested for the virus in Pakistan. Out of which 363 unfortunate individuals were tested positive.

The total number of cases in a day slightly rose as compared to the figure of 350 cases yesterday. As per the Ministry of National Health Services, the positivity ratio is now at 0.88 per cent.

There are now 13,538 active cases. A total of 1000 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours. Whereas, 13 people lost their lives while fighting against the infection.

Patients on critical care drop below 1000, and now the figure now stands at 998.

Deaths and cases statistics from around Pakistan in the last 24 hours:

  • Punjab: 57 new cases and 2 deaths
  • Sindh: 199 new cases and 6 deaths
  • Balochistan: 2 new cases and 1 death
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: 54 new cases and 4 deaths
  • Islamabad: 29 new cases
  • Gilgit-Baltistan: 1 new case
  • AJK: 2 new cases

Examining the hopeful side of this pandemic, a total of 306.991 vaccines were administered across Pakistan in the last 24 hours. This number takes the total vaccines administered till now to 121,777,985.

WHO concerned over the situation in Europe

Yesterday, WHO warned the Europeans that almost 700,000 people could die from the coronavirus by March. This would take the total deaths well above 2.2 million.

WHO insisted and urged people to get vaccinated and receive their booster shots in time.

The daily death rate has been rapidly increasing since March. Now there are almost 4200 deaths per day, which has exceeded the total even beyond the 1.5 million mark.

“Cumulative reported deaths are projected to reach over 2.2 million by spring next year, based on current trends,” stated WHO, additionally the virus is now the biggest cause of death in the European region.

Global case load

According to the Health Ministry of Germany, the total death toll in the country has now passed the 100,000 mark. One of the biggest economies of Europe continues its fight against the current coronavirus wave. Germany has recorded 351 deaths in the past 24 hours.

As concerns keep on rising in Europe, Slovakia finally approves a nationwide lockdown for two weeks.

EU health agencies are now calling the nations to take on ‘urgent’ Covid measures in order to contain the recent outbreak. There are big concerns around the months of December and January as the authorities are fearing the worst.

On a global level, a total of 670,962 people were tested positive in the last 24 hours. The number seems to be bumping up little by little each day. 8,532 people have died because of the infection.

Since the breakout of the virus, 259,883,798 people have been infected and a total of 5,195,447 have died.


From : pk.mashable.com

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