Asad Umar sees signs of coronavirus third wave slowing
In a couple of tweets, the federal minister said more than 76,000 vaccinations were carried out in a single day on Monday.
Total vaccinations carried out so far crossed 1 million. More than 76 thousand vaccinations were carried out yesterday. Total number of people registered so far is now over 2 million. 600k health care workers and more than 1.4 million 50 plus. Please register if u are 50 plus.— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) April 6, 2021
He further said that so far over two million people have got registered themselves for the vaccinations, of which 600,000 are health workers and 1.4 million others.
In another tweet, Asad Umar said there were initial signs of coronavirus positivity ratio slowing as the increased restrictions, broader lockdowns and strong enforcement of SOPs have started showing their impact.
Increased restrictions, broader lockdowns & stronger sop enforcement starting to have effect. Initial signs of positivity slowing. However, due to momentum of last 2 weeks patients on critical care & mortality will stay at high levels for some time. Please follow sop's & be safe— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) April 6, 2021
The minister, however, said due to the momentum of the last two weeks patients on critical care and mortality will stay at high levels for some time.
According to the data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday morning, another 103 people have lost their lives to the Covid-19 infection whereas 3,953 fresh cases were reported during the last 24 hours (Monday).
As per the NCOC statistics, after adding 103 fatalities, the death toll has now surged to 14,924 whereas the number of total confirmed cases stood at 696,184, after adding 3,953 new ones.