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Pakistan retained on British government 'red list' amid 'deteriorating Covid situation'

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The British government has retained Pakistan on the 'red list' of its travel advisory amid the 'deteriorating Covid situation'. Pakistan's retention on the red list was announced by senior health official JO Churchill in a letter dated August 6. "In the past seven days, the incidence of cases in Pakistan has increased by 87% on the previous week. The incidence of deaths has increased by 75% in that same period," said Churchill.