COVID-19 hospitalisations in Pakistan doubled in last two weeks

A meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was informed on Monday that hospitalisations due to COVID-19 in Pakistan have doubled in the last two weeks while the positivity ratio had increased to 7.46 per cent in the last 24 hours

Nov 23, 2020
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A meeting of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was informed on Monday that hospitalisations due to COVID-19 in Pakistan have doubled in the last two weeks while the positivity ratio had increased to 7.46 per cent in the last 24 hours.

According to the government's database for tracking the spread of coronavirus in the country, 2,756 cases were confirmed on Nov 22, resulting in a positivity rate of 7.46pc.

Positivity rates:

Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 11.4pc
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 9.85pc
Sindh: 9.63pc
Islamabad: 8.09pc
Balochistan: 7.73pc
Gilgit-Baltistan: 5.23pc
Punjab: 3.95pc

According to the statement, the NCOC was also told that the number of infections had risen in several cities in Pakistan, including Rawalpindi, Multan, Lahore and Faisalabad in Punjab; Karachi and Hyderabad in Sindh; Peshawar, Abbottabad and Swat in KP; Mirpur in AJK; Gilgit and Islamabad.

https://www.dawn.com/news/1591938/covid-19-hospitalisations-in-pakistan-doubled-in-last-two-weeks-ncoc-told

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