State health officials said of the 413,576 people infected, 7,870 have died since the onset of the outbreak, with the virus killing 115 people on Tuesday alone.
The Ministry affirmed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Convalescent plasma treatment, where the antibody-rich part of the blood from a recovered patient is transfused to a coronavirus sufferer, is growing in popularity across Pakistan amid widely circulating claims of success on social media.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Monday that it conducted over 47,299 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
At a time when the global coronavirus scourge has affected over 8 million people, the discovery of a cheap drug by scientists in the UK signals a major light at the end of a tunnel of no-escape from the killer disease. Scientists in the UK have discovered that dexamethasone, a cheap steroid, can cut deaths in severely ill coronavirus patients by a third, which British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed as the “biggest breakthrough yet”.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appealed to the nation to mark the upcoming Eid Al Adha with simplicity and take precautionary measures so that the number of Covid-19 cases does not rise again.
The Ministry affirms its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The children, aged between six months and two years, are accompanied by a family member and an attendant. All of them are currently in a 10-day quarantine period at the hospitals.
The Pakistani-Emirati Military Hospital in Rawalpindi stands as a shining example of the UAE’s humanitarian and developmental initiatives to combat pandemics and natural calamities.