NCOC has identified 92 coronavirus hotspots in 20 cities: Asad Umar

NCOC has identified 92 coronavirus hotspots in 20 cities: Asad Umar


Islamabad: Asad Umar, Minister of Planning and Development, said that the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has found 92 coronavirus hotspots in 20 cities in the country.

The minister said in a tweet that this covers 40% of all active virus cases and 3% of the country’s population. He said: “We can have a significant impact on the disease while minimizing the damage to the livelihood of the residents.”

Asad Umar further stated that effectively locking hot spots can play a decisive role.

On the other hand, as positive cases surged to 181,088, Pakistan has confirmed 89 new coronavirus deaths within a day. The cumulative death toll nationwide jumped to 3,590.

According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,471 people have been tested positive for COVID-19 within 24 hours.

In terms of cases, Sindh has become the worst-hit province in the pandemic, followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balluchi.

To date, in Sindh, 66,943 people in Mumbai, 21,997 people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 9,475 people in Anluchi province in Cairo, 10,912 people in Islamabad, and 1,288 people in Gilgit-Baltistan There were 69,628 confirmed coronavirus cases in 845 cases with Azad Kashmir.

In addition, in Punjab, there are 1,089 people in Sindh province, 821 people in Sindh province, 102 people in Baluchistan province, 101 people in Islamabad, 22 people in Islamabad and the epidemic in Azad Kashmir Among them, 1,435 people were killed.

Quarantine centers in 462 hospitals are providing treatment for patients, where 7,295 beds can be provided.

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