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- FPCCI appoints Khalida Saleem as Convener ‘Sindh Regional Committee on Food & Security’ - April 8, 2021
The coronavirus catastrophe has reached to its alarming stage where now 95 people have lost their lives from COVID-19 while the positive cases have crossed 5400 reportedly in Pakistan.
The province-wise break up of the total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths confirmed includes 95 people who lost their lives, Punjab with 2,656, positive cases Sindh with 1,452 cases, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa having 744 cases, Balochistan tally goes to 231, Islamabad Capital Territory with 131 cases, Gilgit-Baltistan stands with 224, AJK with 40 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 34 so far.
The positive cases from this deadly outbreak in Pakistan are increasing with every passing day and the entire country is under massive level of apprehension and fear.
Sindh government in the province and the center has further tightened the countrywide lockdown. It seems that the situation at present is moving towards a curfew as already a lockdown is being witnessed throughout Pakistan with a severe restrictions on the movement of the people.
Law enforcement agencies and paramilitary troops have also been deployed all over the country.
Sources told ‘The News Vision’ that as the citizens in the Sindh Province are not complying with the government instructions and are still moving unnecessarily during the lockdown so a final decision would soon be taken related to the imposition of curfew or a more severe form of lockdown.
13 APR 2020: Railway operations to remain halted till April 24: Sheikh Rashid
Pakistan Railways will not resume train operations till April 24 due to the rising cases of coronavirus outbreak in the country, APP reports.
This was announced by Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad in his video statement on Monday evening.
13 APR 2020: Exports could suffer if COVID-19 not stops early, says WB
The World Bank said in its predictions that if coronavirus lasts longer than expected, Pakistan’s exports could plunge to negative growth of 19.7% in the current fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 as compared to the previous one, APP reported.
4 APR 2020: Sindh Govt turns 168 Tableeghi Jamaat marakiz into quarantine centres
The Sindh Police along with district administrations have turned 168 Tableeghi Jamaat centres across the province into quarantine centres where a large number of clerics and preachers have been isolated to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
4 APR 2020: COVID-19 death toll in UK rises to 4,313
The health authorities of the United Kingdom has confirmed that death toll from the coronavirus rose by 20 per cent to 4,313 yesterday.
While till today, 183,190 people have been tested of which 41,903 came out positive, the health ministry added.
30 MARCH 2020: 33 new cases of COVID-19 emerges in Sindh, tally crosses 500
The Sindh health department has confirmed 33 new locally transmitted cases of novel coronavirus in Karachi after which the number of positive cases have crossed 500 in the province.
Total number of COVID-19 cases in Karachi now comes up to 222.
30 MAR 2020: CM Buzdar confirms sixth death in Punjab from COVID-19
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on his official Twitter handle unearthed about the sixth casualty in Punjab province due to novel coronavirus yesterday.
Sadly we have lost another soul to #COVID19 today. A 68 year old lady who came from KSA and was under treatment in RYK. So far we have lost 6 lives while 593 confirmed #COVID19 patients are under treatment.
Our teams are constantly tracking and testing contacts of patients. 1/2
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) March 29, 2020
30 MAR 2020: Death toll in KP now comes to five after another COVID-19 casualty
Adviser to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa CM Ajmal Wazir on Sunday confirmed that a 78-year-old from Abbottabad has passed away due to novel coronavirus, which is the fifth death in KP due to COVID-19.
27 MARCH: ‘Corona Relief Tigers Force’ on its way to tackle pandemic, says PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan announced today that the country’s youth will be a part of the ‘Corona Relief Tigers Force’ that will assist in battling the COVID-19 ouutbreak.
Govt will advertise for volunteers to join the programme on March 31, PM Khan said while talking to the journalists.
27 MARCH: CM Sindh Murad gives new orders for closure of shops in the the province
Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has decided to close down all the shops in the province at 5PM. Previously all shops were opened till 8PM. The orders will come into effect from tomorrow.
27 MARCH: CM Buzdar orders closure of grocery stores at 8pm from tomorrow in Punjab
Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has ordered the concerned authorities to close all grocery stores across the province at 08:00pm from tomorrow.
27 MARCH: UK PM Boris tests positive for COVID-19, turns up towards self-quarantine
In the wake of the rising cases of coronavirus in the world, recently British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19 and has now been in self isolation.
27 MARCH: COVID-19 death toll surpasses 25,000 globally
As per the latest figures, now the number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 25,000 all over the world. While positive cases in total crosses has 500,000.
26 MARCH: Govt decides to give cash grant to deserving affectees of COVID-19
A cash grant of Rs12,000 will be given by the ruling PTI government to all the deserving family affected by the novel coronavirus, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar.
It must be mentioned here that this grant would be in line with the relief package announced by the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
26 MARCH: Medical experts team from China to work with health authorities in Pakistan for tackling COVID-19
Chinese government is looking ahead to send its medical experts team to Pakistan for working with the local health authorities and also to provide valuable advice and assistance in combating the novel coronavirus spread in the country, Zeng Yixin, Vice Minister of China’s National Health Commission said on Thursday.
26 MARCH: Deaths in Italy rising fast due to COVID-19:
The reported new deaths from coronavirus in Italy has touched 683 making the total up to 7,503 which is the top in the world.
Italian Civil Protection Department has revealed that the COVID-19 cases in Italy are rising fast.