UK Covid-19 variant spreading in Pakistan’s big cities’

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Islamabad

The UK variant of Covid-19 is spreading in the country’s big cities, Parliamentary Secretary of National Health Services Dr Nausheen Hamid said on Monday.

Speaking to private Tv channel, she said the positivity ratio of coronavirus cases has doubled over the past few weeks.

She stressed that the people will have to adhere to precautionary measures, including wearing mask in public places, to keep the deadly infection at bay.

“The UK variant of the coronavirus is spreading in big cities,” Dr Nausheen Hamid warned. “It is more infectious but not deadlier,” she pointed out.—INP

 

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