The positivity rate of coronavirus cases in Karachi has exceeded 20% and is the highest in the country, the National Command and Operation Center was told on Thursday. The city is followed by Hyderabad where the positivity rate stands at 18.43%. Khyber Pakhtukhwa’s Abbottabad reported the third-highest rate at 14.53%. Doctors have warned that the second wave of COVID-19 is more dangerous than the first.
As the highest number of deaths i.e. 75 due to coronavirus in a single day was reported since July, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) decided to observe Covid-19 week to raise public awareness about the disease.
The NCOC has decided to observe Covid-19 week from Dec 5 to 12. During the week, awareness will be disseminated among the masses to motivate them to wear mask, frequently wash hands and avoid going to crowded places.
Source: Samaa TV