Faisal Sultan raises alarm over surge in coronavirus cases

By: News Desk      Published: 11:59 AM, 6 Mar, 2021
Faisal Sultan raises alarm over surge in coronavirus cases

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has raised alarm about the spike in coronavirus cases throughout the country, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

In a couple of tweets, Faisal Sultan warned that Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations are increasing across Pakistan once again.

He maintained “The decline seen over the past two months is clearly reversing as positivity ratio has gone up from 3.31 percent to 4.16 percent within a week.”

Faisal Sultan warned that everyone must keep in mind that the coronavirus pandemic was not yet over.

In another tweet, he said “Save lives by following SOPs. Please avoid crowded places (esp indoor & if poorly ventilated), wear a mask and wash your hands frequently. If you are a healthcare worker (any age) get vaccinated now. For all others, if you're above 60, send your CNIC (no spaces) to 1166 via SMS.”