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Sindh reports 17 new deaths, 778 cases

KARACHI: Sindh health authorities have said  17 more patients died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 3,830 and 778 new cases emerged when 11,208 samples were tested. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued

Death toll for COVID-19 surpass grim 11,000 mark

ISLAMABAD: A further 58 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the global epidemic coronavirus and the total number of deaths has risen to 11,055. According to the National Command and Control Center, 1,800 new cases of coronavirus

DRAP approves Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

ISLAMABAD: Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has green-lighted emergency use of Chinese anti-coronavirus vaccine produced by Sinopharm amid ongoing second COVID-19 wave in the country. As per details, the decision was taken in meetings held between January 14 and

Punjab govt imposes smart lockdown in more areas of Lahore

LAHORE: After increasing the number of COVID-19 cases, the Government of Punjab has imposed a smart lockdown in 17 more areas of Lahore and Gujranwala on Monday. According to a notification by the Punjab Health Department, 17 neighborhoods in Lahore

Pakistan reports 1,920 new coronavirus cases in one day

ISLAMABAD: A further 46 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,997. According to the National Command and Control Center, 1,920 new cases of coronavirus have been reported

Voting underway in Umerkot’s PS-52 by-elections

UMERKOT: Voting is underway for by-elections on Umerkot’s PS-52 provincial assembly seat as overall 12 candidates are taking part in the electoral contest. The main contest is between Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate Syed Ameer Ali Shah and Arbab Ghulam

South Africa’s cricket team test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival in Karachi

KARACHI: Members of South Africa’s cricket team have tested negative for the novel COVID-19  in the first round of testing conducting upon their arrival in the metropolis on Sunday. According to Cricket South Africa, “The Proteas Test squad has arrived

Coronavirus claims 43 more lives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed 43 more lives and infected 2,521 people during the past 24 hours after new cases of the virus reported across the country on Sunday.  As per details, Pakistan has reported 43 deaths in the

DRAP approves AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Dr Faisal Sultan on Saturday said AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency use in Pakistan making it the first coronavirus vaccine to get the green light for use in the South

Punjab govt issues fresh guidelines for schools

LAHORE: Amid coronavirus, the Punjab Government has issued fresh instructions for schools scheduled to reopen from January 18. According to the notification issued by the School Education Department on Friday informed the schools about the decisions taken in the Inter-Provincial

Pakistan reports over 2000 new coronavirus cases in one day

ISLAMABAD: A further 45 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the global coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,908. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,432 new cases of coronavirus have been

Educational institutes to reopen from Feb 1, announces Shafqat Mahmood

ISLAMABAD: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood chaired a meeting in which he has announced the reopening of schools in the country will begin from 1st February instead of 25th January. During the meeting, the education minister said that classes IX

Educational Institutes in Pakistan may remain closed: Sources

ISLAMABAD: The sources have informed that educational institutions will likely remain closed for a few more days. According to sources, health department officials said that the second wave of coronavirus is very severe and requires extreme caution. Expressing its concerns,

Coronavirus claims 45 more lives, up to 2400 new cases reported

KARACHI: Another 45 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,863. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,417 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in

Coronavirus claims 46 more lives in Pakistan

KARACHI: Another 46 people have died in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,818. According to the National Command and Control Center, 3,097 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours

Coronavirus claims 55 more lives, up to 2100 new cases reported

KARACHI: Another 55 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,772. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,123 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in

Punjab reports 508 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths  

LAHORE: The COVID-19 has claimed another 27 more lives while infected 508 people in Punjab in the last 24 hours. According to the data shared by the spokesperson of Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), the number of coronavirus

Coronavirus claims 41 more lives in Pakistan

KARACHI: Another 41 people have died in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,717. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,408 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours

Coronavirus claims 32 more lives, up to 1800 new cases reported

KARACHI: Another 32 people have died in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,676. According to the National Command and Control Center, 1,877 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours

Pakistan reports 2,899 COVID-19 cases, 46 deaths

ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed more than 46 lives and infected 2,899 people during the past 24 across the country. According to the data released by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 46 more people succumbed to coronavirus in

Coronavirus claims 14 more lives in Sindh

KARACHI: The novel coronavirus has claimed 14 more lives and infected 1505 people during the past 24 hours in Sindh.  Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah giving daily COVID-19 briefing said health authorities reported 1505 new covid-19 cases. He said, “Cases

COVID-19: Punjab reports highest number of deaths in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has said that the highest number of deaths due to COVI-19 reported in the last 24 hours in Punjab. The number of active coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 33,474, NCOC stated as

Coronavirus claims 40 more lives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The global epidemic coronavirus has claimed 40 more lives in Pakistan and the total death toll has risen to 10,598. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,007  new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours

Pakistan to get first Covid-19 vaccine shipment by end of this month

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of National Health Services, Dr Nausheen Hamid has informed that the country will get the first Covid-19 vaccine shipment by the end of this month. As per details, the Sinopharm vaccine for the deadly virus

Coronavirus claims 48 more lives, infects over 2,400 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The global epidemic coronavirus has claimed 48 more lives in Pakistan and the total death toll has risen to 10,558. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,435 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours

Coronavirus claims 50 more lives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Another 50 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the coronavirus and the total number of deaths has reached 10,511. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,482 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in

Pakistani actor Ali Rehman tests positive for Covid-19

KARACHI: Famous Pakistani actor Ali Rehman has tested positive for Covid-19 and urged people to wear face masks to protect themselves from the virus. Taking to Instagram today, the actor, who is currently in isolation, confirmed the news with a

CM Punjab tests negative for  COVID-19

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has tested negative for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Usman Buzdar in a statement said that he has recuperated from the deadly coronavirus, adding that his latest test for COVID-19 has returned negative.“Due to

Islamabad reports 136 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: The health authorities in the federal capital have reported 136 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours. According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), as many as 136 cases were reported on Wednesday while 117 cases

Coronavirus claims 59 more lives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus has infected another 1,497 people in Pakistan, bringing the total number of infected people to 490,476. According to the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 59 more deaths have been reported from coronavirus in the last 24