Pak records 673. incidents of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours

Pakistan has detected 673 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours . NIH recommends patients wear masks and engage in social activities at Muharram gatherings .

Islamabad (Pakistan), August 6: The National Institute of Health reported that Pakistan had detected 673 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, out of which 673 returned positive for the disease.The NIH also recommended that patients wear masks and engage in social activities at Muharram gatherings.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), said he was concerned that coronavirus cases were escalating, putting more pressure on health facilities and workers.According to experts, the two sub-variants of the Omicron form, namely BA.4 and BA.5, are responsible for the propagation of COVID-19.

It led to a rise in the number of cases ordered in late June, up from 37 percent in one week, according to the most recent survey by the World Health Organisations.According to Geo News, BA5.5, a omicron subtype, has been infecting people who have already been vaccinated or have already been infected with COVD-19, but that no evidence is available to show that they are causing any significant disease among the vaccinated individuals.