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Pakistan’s Top Health Official Says a Second Wave of Coronavirus Is Underway

October 27, 2020

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s top health official says a second wave of coronavirus is underway.

Faisal Sultan urged authorities to strictly implement social distancing rules to contain the spread of the virus. His comments come days after authorities issued a warning that another lockdown could be imposed if people don’t stop violating social-distancing rules.

On Tuesday, Pakistan reported 773 new cases in the past 24 hours and six deaths.

Pakistan has confirmed 329,375 cases and 6,745 virus-related deaths since February.

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