PM Imran pays surprise visit to PIMS, meets Covid patients (VIDEO)

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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday paid a surprise visit to the corona ward at Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) in the federal capital.

The premier, during the visit, also met the patients and inquired about their health. He also reviewed the facilities being provided to them by the medical facility.

In the following video, an official of the authority can be heard briefing the prime minister about the treatment of the infected persons.

Pakistan confirmed 3,447 covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours on Monday as the nation battles the third wave of the infection.

According to reports from the National Command and Operation Centre, 78 people died as a result of the outbreak on Saturday (NCOC).

According to the NCOC, 3,447 positive cases were reported after 37,756 people were screened for the virus. In a single day, the country’s positivity level stands at 9.12 percent.

The country’s cumulative number of active cases has risen to 80,375. Pakistan was treating 5,342 covid-19 patients across 639 hospitals, according to the NCOC.

The recent deaths bring the total number of people who have died as a result of the outbreak to 18,993.

The virus claimed the lives of the most people in the last 24 hours in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where 27 people died, followed by Punjab, where 26 people died on Saturday.

In Balochistan, one individual has died as a result of the infection in the last 24 hours.

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