- SOPs compliance has increased from 34% to 68%
- Pakistan vaccinates over 1,64000 people in one day
- Country reports less than 4,000 coronavirus daily infections after almost a month
Minister for Planning, Development, and special initiatives Asad Umar on Tuesday has said that a significant improvement in the compliance of coronavirus Standard operating procedures (SOPs) has been witnessed in last week.
Taking to Twitter, the chief of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said that since the stronger enforcement measures including the military deployment, the average compliance has doubled from 34% on April 25th to 68% on May 3.
"Significant improvement seen in SOP compliance since the stronger enforcement measures including military deployment took place. National average compliance has doubled from 34% on 25th Apr to 68% on 3rd May," he said.
The federal minister added that there is a need to sustain and build on this compliance level especially till eid.
Country reports less than 4,000 coronavirus daily infections after almost a month:
Pakistan on Tuesday has reported 3,377 new cases and 161 COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours as the country struggles with the third wave of coronavirus.
According to statistics shared by NCOC, 37,587 coronavirus tests were taken countrywide, of which 3,377 came out positive. There are currently 5,326 critical patients of COVID-19 admitted at different hospitals in the country. And the reported positivity rate is 8.98%.
With these latest statistics, the country's total number of confirmed active cases stands at 86,151. Pakistan has so far recorded 837,523 confirmed cases, 18,310 deaths, and a total of 733,062 recoveries from the novel disease.
Over 164,000 people vaccinated against COVID-19 in a single day:
The NCOC head revealed that for the first time over one hundred and sixty-four thousand people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in a single day on Monday since the vaccination process began in March.
In a tweet on Tuesday, he said the vaccination process of people aged forty and above was also started yesterday across the country.