Updated on January 13th, 2023
Zero deaths and 673 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Pakistan in the last 24 hours.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said that a total of 20,735 tests for the diagnosis of COVID-19 were conducted in the last 24 hours, of which 673 samples were positive.
After the detection of new cases, the positivity ratio of COVID-19 stood at 3.25 per cent as against 3.63% yesterday.
According to data released by the NIH, 160 COVID-19 patients are being treated in intensive care units (ICU) at various medical facilities across the country.
Meanwhile, the National Institute of Health has advised strict adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), including wearing masks and social distancing during Muharram gatherings.
Gatherings and majalis to commemorate the Martyrs of Karbala (Martyrs of Karbala) have begun as the first day of the month of Muharram is celebrated in the country to mark the beginning of the new Islamic year.