Based on the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) knowledge, the nation’s caseload climbed to 944,065 after 1,038 extra folks examined optimistic for the lethal virus throughout this era.
The brand new infections emerged when 35,039 checks have been carried out with positivity charge recorded at 2.46 per cent, the NCOC mentioned.
Thus far 878,740 folks have recovered their well being again from the lethal virus, whereas 2,676 are nonetheless mentioned to be important throughout the nation.
In a bid to assist inoculate individuals who have to journey overseas for training or jobs, the federal authorities had revised tips for the AstraZeneca vaccine and allowed residents who’re 18 or older to get the jab.
Based on new tips issued by the Nationwide Ministry of Well being, the vaccine shot may very well be given to the male aged 18 years or above, and the ladies above 40 years of age.
As per tips, folks ready to journey overseas can be given AstraZeneca jab whereas the federal government has restricted the usage of AstraZeneca vaccine in folks beneath 18 years of age.