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Rise Of COVID-19 Cases In Pakistan – Here’s How To Stay Safe

Dr. Hira Tanveer

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We thought we had seen the last remains of the terrible COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan and worldwide, but sadly the recent surge in coronavirus cases has quickly dismissed that narrative.

Continue reading as we let you in on the recent developments in the COVID situation in Pakistan, with some precautions you must follow to avoid being affected.

Rise Of COVID-19 Cases In Pakistan

According to the numbers, there has been a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the country, with the positivity ratio climbing to 3.5% for the first time in three months. Around 541 new cases were reported on June 29, 2022, across the country.

The rise in COVID cases should not be taken lightly, as it could be the start of a new wave of the virus. However, this does not mean we should start to panic. We can all stay safe from the pandemic by following the necessary precautions.

Here are the latest statistics shared by the National Institute of Health (NIH) Pakistan:

How To Stay Safe From The Recent Surge In COVID-19 Cases

Following are the necessary SOPs and precautions you should follow to protect yourself and your loved ones from being affected by COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated immediately, if not already, as non-vaccinated people pose a severe threat to themselves and those around them. You are also advised to take booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Wear a mask when you go outside to stop the spread of the virus
  • Practice social distancing and avoid overcrowded spaces and gatherings
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Use a hand sanitizer
  • Avoid handshakes
  • If you have to cough or sneeze, use a tissue paper
Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Hira Tanveer
Dr. Hira Tanveer - Author Dr. Hira Tanveer is an MBBS doctor and currently serving at CMH Lahore. Writing is her favorite hobby as she loves to share professional advice on trendy healthcare issues, general well-being, healthy diet, and lifestyle.

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