Pakistan records dip in daily new COVID-19 cases

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Pakistan records dip in daily new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad, May 4

Pakistan reported 3,377 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the bottom spike in daily new infections in almost a month, in keeping with official knowledge.

  With the new cases, the overall variety of infections in the nation rose to 837,523, the Ministry of National Health Services stated.

Last time when lower than 4,000 new cases had been reported in a day was on April 5, when 3,953 new cases had been detected.

In the final 24 hours, 161 new virus-related deaths had been reported, taking the COVID-19 dying toll to 18,310.

Pakistan has been making an attempt to comprise the virus by rising vaccination efforts and implementing security laws.

Special Assistant to the PM on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan, has stated that about 70 per cent of the inhabitants can be vaccinated by the tip of this yr.

Pakistan is anticipated to obtain 1.2 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine by way of the COVAX facility this week. 

The cargo is arriving from South Korea, in keeping with well being officers.

Pakistan plans to vaccinate 20 per cent of its 220 million inhabitants freed from value by means of this facility. PTI

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