Whereas the Covid-19 circumstances in China have been majorly discovered amongst the aged aged 65 and above however within the case of Pakistan, the vast majority of the circumstances are involving folks between the ages of 21-30 years.
Dr. Zafar Mirza, PM’s Particular Assistant on Well being stated, “Twenty-four % of the confirmed circumstances in Pakistan up to now are between 21 to 30 years of age. This constitutes a majority of the circumstances. The sample is in contrast to different nations the place circumstances principally comprise older folks,” whereas talking throughout his media briefing on Wednesday.
Whereas the SAPM did not share an entire image close to the virus pattern within the nation, it’s straightforward to conclude that nobody is resistant to the virus no matter age.
Moreover, new information from the US and Europe reveals that younger adults are usually not that resistant to the virus with 705 of the primary 2,500 circumstances within the US have been aged 20-44. Though, complication and ICU admissions among the many youthful inhabitants is decrease as in comparison with the aged.
Dr. Rana Safdar, Chief Epidemiologist on the Nationwide Institute of Well being whereas speaking to the media stated, “The truth that Pakistan has a better younger inhabitants as in comparison with China and plenty of different affected nations, explains why a majority of the confirmed circumstances in Pakistan represent younger adults.”