LAHORE (15 October 2022): Thirty-six new Coronavirus cases have been reported across Pakistan, with no deaths in the last 24 hours confirmed by the National Institute of Health (NIH), Pakistan.
According to the data released by the NIH, a total of 1,573,319 people have been affected by COVID-19, while 30,620 have died because of it. The percentage of deaths has been recorded as 2%.
During the last 24 hours, 10,768 tests were conducted for the diagnosis of Corona, while the ratio of positive cases was 0.33 percent. The total number of tests has reached 30,666,417, while 27 patients of Corona are in intensive care. According to UNICEF; Coronavirus is spread by small droplets of secretions released from the cough or sneeze of an infected person and by touching the surface of things that have been contaminated with the coronavirus. The virus can survive on the surface of these things for several hours, but it can also be eliminated with a general disinfectant solution.
What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
Symptoms include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. In severe cases, pneumonia and breathing difficulties may occur. This disease is fatal in very few cases.
COVID-19 Statistics 15 October 2022— NIH Pakistan (@NIH_Pakistan) October 15, 2022
Total Tests in Last 24 Hours: 10,768
Positive Cases: 36
Positivity %: 0.33%
Patients on Critical Care: 27
An accurate diagnosis of the disease usually requires a test to confirm that the patient has indeed been infected with Covid-19. It is important to keep in mind that the common cold and covid-19 precautions are the same. For example, frequent hand washing and respiratory hygiene (covering your mouth with an elbow or tissue when coughing and sneezing, and disposing of used tissues or tissues in the trash) which can be closed with a lid). A flu vaccine is available, so it’s important to protect yourself and your children with the vaccine.
On the other hand, the dengue virus has become uncontrollable in Rawalpindi. During the last 24 hours, 81 more people have been affected by the dengue virus in the city. The health department said that the number of dengue patients this year has reached 3519. According to the district administration, the number of dengue patients in allied hospitals is 104, while 3 people have died due to dengue this year.
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