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  • The number of confirmed coronavirus cases have reached 1526 with 14 fatalities and 28 recoveries being reported from official sources.  Following are the number of reported COVID-19 cases in provinces: Punjab (570), Sindh (469), Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (188) Balochistan (138), AJK/GB (2/116) and ...

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  • Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza has expressed hope that Pakistani health professionals will learn from their Chinese counterparts to stem the tide against coronavirus. Briefing the team of Chinese doctors at National Institute of Health in Islamabad ...

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  • In the wake of alarming situation emerged after coronavirus outspread across the country, the Balochistan government has decided to open container hospitals and relief and emergency centres to limit the spread of the COVID-19 in the province. Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan took the said ...

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  • Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood says global fight against coronavirus pandemic requires multi-national approach and coordination. In a series of tweets, he said that he contacted his counterparts of China, Iran, Turkey, Italy, UK, Spain, France, Germany, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka to ...

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  • The Air Transport fleet of PAF has been assigned the onerous responsibility to Air lift medical equipment and relief goods from Peoples' Republic of China to help fight COVID-19 Pandemic in Pakistan. In this regard, a PAF IL- 78 aircraft laden with 14 Tons of cargo comprising Ventilators, N95 masks ...

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  • The confirmed coronavirus infection cases in the country have reached 1,495. These include 557 cases in Punjab, 469 in Sindh, 188 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 133 in Balochistan, 39 in Islamabad, 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan and two cases in Azad Kashmir. Twelve deaths have been reported from the disease so ...

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  • Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday has asked the youths to remain prepared to help in emergency concerning the coronavirus pandemic. Imran Khan said the youths in China supplied food to people during the lockdown and hoped that the youths in Pakistan will also consider this as a national ...

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  • Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Dominic Raab today to discuss matters related to the global outbreak of coronavirus and prospects of enhanced bilateral cooperation to jointly tackle the ...

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  • A total of 204 pilgrims left for their homes after they were screened for coronavirus at the Pakistan-Iran Taftan border in Balochistan on Saturday.  Pakistan's Taftan border has been closed for 35 days and the Chaman border it shares with Afghanistan has been closed for 27 days. The decision ...

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  • Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza visited isolation center for coronavirus patients at PIMS Islamabad today and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements there. While talking to media after his visit, the Special Assistant said appropriate facilities are being ...

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  • The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country has reached 1408. According to latest statistics, there are 490 coronavirus patients in Punjab, 457 in Sindh, 180 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 133 in Balochistan, 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 39 in Islamabad and two in Azad Kashmir. 25 ...

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  • Israel reportedly launched airstrikes targeting Palestinian resistance group Hamas two positions in the Gaza Strip late Friday.   Positions belonging to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, were hit by missiles launched from Israeli warplanes, said sources who ...

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  • Second plane from China carrying medical supplies has arrived in Karachi. According to spokesperson for National Disaster Management Authority, the second consignment from Alibaba and Jack Ma Foundation carries around fifty thousand testing kits.  Another consignment of medical supplies from ...

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  • The government has established a Command and Control Center to ensure effective coordination among the federal and provincial governments on control coronavirus. This was stated by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while briefing high-level meeting of National Coordination Committee chaired by ...

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  • As an earnest gesture towards a noble cause, Pakistan Air Force decides to contribute in the Corona relief fund. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force would donate one month  salary in the fund, which has been established by the government to fight ...

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  • Ten-ton of medical equipment on Friday has reached Khunjerab top from China to counter the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan. According to details, Pak-China border was specially opened to receive the medical equipment. The equipment includes five ventilators, 2000 testing kits and millions of ...

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  • Pakistani film star Meera has urged her fans to boost their immune system and practice social distancing as the world fights the coronavirus pandemic. The actress shared a video of her jogging in front of the White House wherein she says “I am in front of the White House.” She reminded ...

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  • The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a new reference against former premier and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a case pertaining to illegal appointment of PSO MD. According to details, an accountability court in Karachi has issued non-bailable ...

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  • Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator Rehman Malik has urged the government to impose curfew throughout the country in the wake of the Coronavirus as partial lockdown is not the solution as our people do not take polite instruction seriously. In his statement, Rehman Malik ...

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  • Renowned Islamic Scholar and Chairman Minhaj-ul-Quran International Dr Tahirul Qadri has urged people to avoid congregational prayers in Mosques in the wake of coronavirus.  He said that Juma congregations and group prayers at mosques have been suspended in the Western world as part of ...

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  • Thirty-seven pilgrims have been allowed to leave the Quarantine center in Dera Ghazi Khan upon showing negative results regarding the coronavirus, reported by Radio Pakistan. According to spokesperson of District Administration Multan, twenty-five of the pilgrims hail from Multan city, 10 from ...

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  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 1,238 on Friday after more people tested positive in Sindh, Kyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad Capital Territory. The nation-wide tally of confirmed cases shot to 1,238 after 34 new cases were reported in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and ...

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  • Renowned religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani on Friday urged people to respect the decision of the federal government to limit the number of people in congregational prayers at mosques around the country in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. In a message posted on social networking platform ...

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  • Official sources in Pakistan have confirmed 1190 COVID2019 cases till night of March 26. Official sources reported 9 deaths and confirmed that 21 patients recovered. Following are the figures prevailing in Provinces:  Sindh (425), Punjab (401), Balochistan (131), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (121), AJK ...

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  • Israel's coronavirus infections have risen to 2,495 after 126 new cases were reported, according to the Health Ministry. A statement by the ministry, cited by the Israeli Broadcasting Authority, said 41 patients are in critical condition, while 66 have recovered from the virus so far. On Wednesday, ...

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  • The Coalition For Women In Journalism (CFWIJ) has launched its COVID-19 resources page focused on women journalists covering coronavirus around the world. This page aims to provide tools to journalists and newsrooms. During these unprecedented times, CFWIJ has been monitoring reporting around the ...

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  • Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar on Thursday has decided to give additional one month pay to doctors and other medical staff who put their lives in danger while treating the coronavirus patients. According to details, the CM has paid tribute to the doctors and health care staffers, ...

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  • China's Guangzhou city saw the fifth confirmed case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) imported from Pakistan, bringing the tally to seven, all Chinese nationals across China.  Gwadar Pro App quoting Guangzhou Municipal Health Commission, stated that the fifth patient, a 53-year-old man, ...

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  • Seventeen more pilgrims among 26 people returned back to Pakistan from Iran through Taftan border on Wednesday night. Official sources said these people were quarantined after being screened by health teams deputed at the border entry point.

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  • Pakistan Thursday continues to observe partial lockdown to counter the coronavirus pandemic as unnecessary movement outside remains halted across the country. Pakistan Army, Rangers, police and other security officials have been deployed across Pakistan and cases are being lodged against those who ...

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