The 2019 novel Covid infection (COVID-19) has spread to in excess of 213 nations and as of seventeenth April 2020, 1995,983 affirmed cases and 131,037 passings have been accounted for around the world. Pakistan being offering boundary to China and Iran, having high recurrence of movement and exchange has been in danger of viral transmission.
We inspected present status of COVID-19 pestilence and readiness in Pakistan utilizing freely accessible information and records on COVID-19 government dashboard.
Pakistan announced its initial 2 affirmed cases, on 26th February 2020 connected to travel history of Iran. The quantity of affirmed cases cross country rose to 7,025 on seventeenth April 2020 with 135 passings and 3276 affirmed cases in Punjab,2008 cases in Sindh,993 in Khyber Pathunkhawa,303 in Baluchistan,237 in Gilgit Baltistan,154 in ICT and 46 in Azad Jammu Kashmir. To-date 7000 Pakistani travelers have gotten back from Iran and set in isolate in Taftan. Coordinating of pioneers back to their urban areas without testing at the line brought about presentation of infection in country. Pakistan’s frail medical services framework with 0.6 bed for 1000 individuals and under 0.75% of GDP as wellbeing spending is far fetched to bear the COVID-19 stun if there should arise an occurrence of remarkable expansion in cases.
Low education rate and general absence of mindfulness prompting non-earnestness of individuals towards the appropriation of social removing and hand cleanliness. The high populace thickness in significant urban communities of Pakistan can work with in the spread of infection. Three-pronged methodology of follow, test and treat should be forcefully executed to stop the local area transmission prompting outstanding expansion in cases.