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Over 13,000 healthcare employees contaminated with coronavirus in Pakistan

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  • Healthcare employees account for 3% of COVID-19 infections in Pakistan
  • 113 healthcare employees have died from the virus
  • Sindh has highest variety of infections and deaths of medics

Greater than 13,000 healthcare employees have been contaminated with the novel coronavirus throughout Pakistan because the pandemic hit late February. 

Knowledge issued by the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) confirmed that up till January 11, 2021, a minimum of 13,053 medics have contracted the lethal virus. Majority of which, at 60%, is medical doctors whereas paramedics and different workers makes up for 26% and nurses 14%.


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Whilst infections proceed to climb amongst healthcare professionals, the numbers solely account for 3% of the whole caseload of circumstances in Pakistan, which on Saturday crossed half 1,000,000.

Sindh has the best variety of frontline medics testing constructive for COVID-19 with 4,631 infections, adopted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 3,101 and Punjab at 2,896.

A complete of 113 healthcare employees have died until now – essentially the most quantity (35) in Sindh, intently behind is KP with 31 deaths. 


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