UNICEF Pakistan COVID-19 Humanitarian Situation Report No. 21: 1 January - 31 December 2020

Situation Report
Originally published


Key Highlights

  • During December 2020, the daily number of COVID-19 cases ranged from 2,829 on December 1 to 2,463 cases by December 31. (

  • Over 161,702 children were treated for SAM without complication in a safe environment at health facilities though UNICEF support.

  • Using WASH sector communication networks, over 28.3 m people were reached with COVID-19 hygiene promotion messages, with 10.2 m through direct support from UNICEF.

  • Over 3.4 m people benefited from continuity of primary healthcare services at UNICEF supported health facilities.

  • Through UNICEF, 216,144 parents, caregivers, children and individuals reached with PSS through trained social workforce professionals.

  • 137,079 frontline health workers were reached with basic PPEs (masks, gloves and hand sanitizers).