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In Pakistan, the COVID-19 positive rate has slightly decreased.

According to National Institutes of Health (NIH) figures released on Tuesday morning, the nation’s positive ratio decreased to 2.84 percent.

After 13,822 testing in the last 24 hours, 392 persons tested positive for COVID-19, according to the NIH.The COVID-19 positive ratio dropped from 3.35 percent the day before to 2.84 percent as a result of the discovery of additional cases.

In the meantime, two deaths linked to the coronavirus were noted in the previous day.156 COVID-19 patients are receiving care in Intensive Care Units (ICU) at various medical facilities across the nation, according to NIH data.

The NIH has suggested rigorous adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), including mask wearing and social seclusion during Muharram gatherings, given Pakistan’s daily tally of hundreds of COVID-19 cases.

As the nation observes the new Islamic year, which started on Sunday, gatherings and majalis to honour the Shuhada-e-Karbala (martyrs of Karbala) have begun.

As the potential of another outbreak rises due to the virus’s resurgence in Pakistan, NIH has placed restrictions on the elderly and young people attending the gatherings and majalis during Ashura.