COVID Watch | October 10th 2020

--Active cases of COVID__19 in Islamabad climb to 655 and total deaths reach 186- DC Islamabad --5 schools & 2 colleges sealed in Islamabad after 10 students test Positive


The second spike in Islamabad

The number of active cases reaches 655 and the total number of deaths has been 186, DC Islamabad told the senate committee on Friday.
2% of the 400,000 people tested are positive, Senator Rehman Malik says the public still needs to strictly follow the SOPs

Education institutions sealed

5 schools & 2 colleges were sealed in Islamabad after 10 students tested positive for COVID-19. The area is being disinfected and students have been told to self-quarantine for 2 weeks
Oghi degree college in Mansehra was sealed on Friday after 6 lecturers &
other staff members tested positive. College examination centers to be relocated

Rawalpindi outbreak

A record number of 140 locals tested positive in 24 hours since July. The total  number of cases found in the past 2 weeks has reached 1000
421 newly suspected COVID-19 patients were told to self-quarantine on Friday as compared to 173 patients last month

SOPs Violations

The assistant commissioners in Peshawar are sealing malls, shops, markets, and schools for violating the SOPs to curb the spread of COVID-19. Peshawar administration had issued several notices and requests to citizens to observe SOPs before sealing their commercial properties