No case of the virus in Pakistan has been reported in India so far, which is being blamed for the catastrophic rise in virus cases and deaths in the neighboring country.
Speaking to the media, Federal Ministry of Health spokesman Syed Sajid Shah said that Pakistan is still safe from the virus in India but cases of the virus have been reported in the UK.
The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) last week added India to its Category C list to curb the spread of the virus in India to Pakistan, allowing Indian passengers to enter the country by air and land for two weeks. Was banned.
For the fifth day in a row, a record number of cases were reported in India on Monday due to the new strain of the virus, after which several countries, including Britain, Germany, and the United States, pledged to send emergency medical aid to help Indian hospitals.
In the last 24 hours, 352,991 more cases have been reported as a result of which Delhi hospitals are overcrowded and they are sending patients back from the hospital after running out of oxygen and beds.
A day earlier, New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that the lockdown in the city was being extended for another week. At present, the demand for oxygen is 700 tonnes but we have only 330 to 335 tonnes. Only tons are being received daily.
The situation in Pakistan is understood to be relatively better, but officials are facing a shortage of time to arrange for more beds and ventilators in view of the rising death and infection rates.
It may be recalled that on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the Pakistan Army to assist the police and law enforcement agencies in implementing the Code-19K SOPs, warning that if the current If the trend continues, Pakistan may soon face a situation similar to that of India.
The Interior Ministry on Sunday issued a notification allowing military assistance to implement SOPs in the provinces and federal units.
On Monday, 4,825 new cases were reported in Pakistan, bringing the total number of cases to over 800,000.
During the last 24 hours, 50,161 tests were performed and a positive case rate of 9.61% was recorded.
The total number of people infected with the virus in the country has reached 8,452 while 17,187 people have died so far.