COVID-19 circumstances in Islamabad on the rise

A shopping center official (L) checks the physique temperature of a buyer for purchasing forward of Eid-ul-Fitr in Karachi. — AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: The COVID-19 positivity fee in Islamabad has exceeded 4% with the town dealing with a “steady rise” in coronavirus circumstances, district well being officers stated on Sunday.

The Nationwide Institute of Well being (NIH) stated 45 folks have been discovered contaminated with the virus following diagnostic checks on 1,098 samples.

In the meantime, the COVID-19 positivity remained above the 1% mark for the second consecutive day in Pakistan amid a slight rise within the recent circumstances, NIH information confirmed.

As many as 152 diagnostic checks got here out constructive throughout testing of 11,663 samples throughout the nation within the final 24 hours, taking the COVID-19 positivity ratio to 1.3%.

Furthermore, 55 sufferers contaminated with the virus are in important situation.

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