Millions of people to die in Pakistan if lockdown not imposed

Millions of people are likely to die if a strict lockdown is not imposed as soon as possible in Pakistan. The country may face the worst day of COVID period on August 10, 2020 with over 80,000 deaths, as simulated by the Imperial College London.

Millions of people to die in Pakistan if lockdown not imposed

Millions of people are likely to die if a strict lockdown is not imposed as soon as possible in Pakistan. The country may face the worst day of COVID period on August 10, 2020 with over 80,000 deaths, as simulated by the Imperial College London.

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The Imperial College London’s research is sponsored by the UK government which shows the projected deaths from COVID-19 in case of lockdown or otherwise in different countries, except the US and the UK.

It says about Pakistan that if it imposes 32% lockdown from February 27 to July 11, that is for a total of 135 days, then August 04 might be the tensed day with 13,570,000 people affected with the virus.

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However, the worst day for Pakistan concerning deaths due to COVID-19 is expected to be August 10 and deaths are projected to reach 78,515 after which deaths will start their decline.

Though, January 2021 will be witnessing end of COVID-19 in Pakistan and on January 26, 2021, total death toll in Pakistan from COVID would reach approximately 2,132,617.

It further said that if the lockdown was not imposed then 2,229,000 deaths will take place in Pakistan by January 26, 2021.

If complete strict lockdown was imposed in Pakistan immediately, then death toll may be reduced to about 10,200 by end period.

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Though in India, the total number of deaths by Jan 25, 2021, would be around 14,244,379 without intervention, while with intervention it would be 13,649,520.

Also, in Afghanistan, the total number of deaths by Feb 19, 2021 would be reaching to 313,531 without intervention. While with intervention the figure would be 305,350.

Lastly in Brazil, the total number of deaths by Jan 24, 2021 without intervention would be touching 2,926,348 and with intervention to be 1,519,453. The figures given by the Imperial College are mere simulation, and not a predication.

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