A senior government official in Pakistan has cautioned that if people do not take precautions to control the corona virus, the number of Kovid-19 cases will increase. In Pakistan, the number of infected has crossed 52,000, while 1,101 people have died.
Zafar Mirza, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Health Affairs in Pakistan, said on Friday (May 22) that the virus tracking report of the previous week was not good and if precautions were not taken, the infection would increase manifold. He said, “If people do not take precautions, the cases may increase further.”
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The Ministry of National Health Service said that so far 52,437 cases of infection have been reported in the country, of which 20,883 in Sindh, 18,730 in Punjab, 7,391 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 3,198 in Balochistan, 1,457 in Islamabad, 607 in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan. There are 171 cases in occupied Kashmir.
During the last 24 hours, a total of 1,743 new patients of Kovid-19 have appeared. So far, 16,653 patients have recovered from the disease, while 34 people have died in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of dead to 1,101. So far, 4,60,692 tests have been conducted across the country with 14,705 tests in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, opposition leader and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif’s report of the corona virus has come back negative.