New COVID strain spreads faster, is more deadly, says Asad Umar
ISLAMABAD: Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar tweeted on Thursday that the number of Covid-19 cases was seeing a sharp spike.
Asad Umar on twitter said that, “Sharp spike in covid positivity. Hospital daily admissions & people in critical care rising fast. If SOP compliance does not improve, we will be forced to place stronger restrictions on activities.”
“Please be very very careful. The new strain spreads faster and is more deadly”, he further warned.
Coronavirus claimed 61 more lives and 3,495 new cases were recorded during the previous 24 hours. The positivity ration was recorded at 7.87 percent, the NCOC said.