633 new cases of coronavirus have surfaced in Pakistan after the tests of 33393 people during the last twenty-four hours.
According to latest statistics, the disease claimed lives of another four people over the last twenty-four hours.
633 new cases of coronavirus
292,869 people have so far recovered from the virus. There are now 7015 active cases in the country.
Government officials claim to have overcome the pandemic through adequate efforts.
On the other hand, Pakistan has begun 5 day polio eradication campaign from today (Monday).
A five-day nationwide polio eradication campaign began on Monday.
During it, forty million children below five years age will be administered anti-polio vaccine across the country.
This is the first nationwide campaign in the country after its four-month suspension due COVID-19 outbreak.
The scope of this campaign is much larger and seeks to vaccinate all children under the age of five through door-to-door visits by almost 270,000 vaccinators all over the country.
The polio vaccinators have received a comprehensive training on how to vaccinate children safely within the COVID-19 context.
The polio eradication programme has put strict measures in place for all staff following the Government’s set guidelines on COVID-19 preventative measures.
Meanwhile, Dr Mahipala said this, while addressing the ceremony in Islamabad in connection with World Patient Safety Day at WHO Country Office.
On Friday, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in Pakistan, Dr Palitha Mahipala lauded the government of Pakistan for strategically and efficiently curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.