Dr Sultan said a few weeks ago, 400-500 cases were being reported across Pakistan on a daily basis. The tally, he said, had shot up to 700-750 cases of the infection per day.
"We started the initiative soon after the COVID-19 outbreak and doctors are now enthusiastically participating in it,” Dr Arun, a family physician, told Gulf Today.
Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar feared that Pakistan might face the worst coronavirus situation after two weeks if preventive measures were not strictly adhered to.
“The Pakistani economy is progressing at a better rate in the region with increased exports, well performing industries and appreciating currency,” Imran said.
The country's coronavirus council also decided on Monday to restart a number of commercial and industrial activities, without giving further details.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 202,881 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
The contrasting situation in Europe was highlighted on Monday when the EU Commission proposed that travellers who are fully vaccinated with EU-approved jabs be able once again to enter the bloc, if they come from countries keeping COVID-19 at bay.
Cases have fallen steadily in some Indian states hit by an initial surge in infections, such as the richest state of Maharashtra and the capital New Delhi, after they imposed stringent lockdowns. Testing rates also at their lowest since Sunday.
Bashir's family said since his birth he had a congenital heart defect, because of which he underwent several surgeries, catheterization and open-heart surgery.
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