Islamabad: Minister for Health Abdul Qadir Patel has urged the citizens to take special preventive measures against coronavirus as 818 new cases were reported in the country over the last twenty-four hours. In a video message regarding the current corona situation, he said the government is taking effective measures to control the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The Minister said National Command and Control Centre meets on daily basis to closely monitor the cases of coronavirus. Meanwhile, four people died due to corona infection in the country during the last twenty-four hours. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), over 18,300 tests were conducted during this period and the positivity ratio was 4.47 percent.