Since the disease appeared in the country on February 26, the highest number of deaths reported in Pakistan appeared on Thursday, with 48 deaths reported taking an overall toll to 593, data collected by Dawn news revealed.
Locked Coronavirus: Latest update
What started with a single digit increase in the number of deaths during March, increased to double digits during April.
From April 28 to May 7, 299 deaths from the corona virus have been reported in this country; this accounts for more than 50.4 percent of the total number of deaths.
Despite this alarming trend, the federal government announced on Thursday that the locking measures put in place to curb the spread of the disease would subside, starting Saturday.
In addition, the market will also be allowed to open five days a week.
But while the province is moving towards loosening of the lockdown, the number of cases reported every day also increases with the current total at 24,954.
From April 27 to May 6, 10,365 cases have been reported in the country, nearly one third of the total number of cases, according to new data from Dawn.
More about Covid-19
The biggest daily increase in the total number of cases was on May 6, when the count rose to an astounding 1,430.
Health experts in the country have repeatedly warned that the virus is expected to peak in the country during May.
Talk to Dawn’s news, Sunil Dodani, head of the infectious disease department at the Institute of Urology and Transplant Syndrome (SIUT) said: “There is an increase in the number of positive cases. More patients are now (also) reporting with severe disease. This pattern shows that the next two to three weeks is very important when the epidemic peaked. ”
to request modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]