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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,

Global COVID-19 death toll passes two million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 93.53 million people worldwide and killed 2,02,407 people. More than 668.12 million patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 24.718 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus

WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate coronavirus origins

WUHUN: A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in a Chinese city to investigate the global epidemic of coronavirus. Chinese media have confirmed the arrival of a team of experts in Wuhan, as well as

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 active cases in Saudi Arabia fall below 2,000 mark

RIYADH: The number of active coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia has fallen below 2,000 marks for the first time in many months. The number of coronavirus patients in the country has been remaining very small as the daily cases of

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 91 million

WASHINGTON: The global coronavirus has infected more than 91,319,487 million people worldwide and caused 1952,932 deaths. More than 648.13 million patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 239.34 million are undergoing treatment. India ranks second

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 90 million

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus has infected more than 90,693,444 million people worldwide and killed 1,943,171 people. More than 64,813,702 million patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 23,936,571 million are undergoing treatment. Coronavirus’ situation is the

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 over 1,934,833 lives globally

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 90,078,857 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 1,934,833 lives. According to the latest data, there are 23,680,388 active cases of coronavirus in the world and

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

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on international flights in March

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has decided to lift the temporary travel ban by the end of March on international flights. Saudi Arabia’s ministry of interior decided to lift the temporary travel ban it earlier imposed due to coronavirus. According to the KSA

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 death toll hits 1.9 million worldwide

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 88.49 million people worldwide and killed 1,96,693 people. More than 63.61 million coronavirus patients have recovered in the world and more than 239.82 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus situation is

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 87 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 87,640,097 million people and killed 1,890,847 people worldwide. More than 61.67 million coronavirus patients have been cured in the world and more than 23.47 million are undergoing treatment. The situation in

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

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 86 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 86,105,851 million people worldwide and killed 1,860,540 million 491 people. More than 61,057,000 coronavirus patients have been cured in the world and more than 231.87 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus

Coronavirus claims 12 more lives in Sindh  

KARACHI: The novel coronavirus has claimed 12 more lives and infected 855 people during the past 24 hours in Sindh. In a statement on the daily COVID-19 situation, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 12 more people

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 85 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 85,505,963 million people worldwide and killed 1,850,711 people. More than 6454,000 patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 231.98 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus situation

Coronavirus claims 53 more lives, infects 2,272 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 53 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel COVID-19 as the number of positive cases surged to 486,634 on Sunday. According to the latest data issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,272

Coronavirus death toll hits 1,843,366 worldwide

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 84,978,286 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 1,843,366 lives. According to the latest data, there are 23,039,104 active cases of coronavirus in the world and

American TV legend Larry King tests positive for COVID-19

LOS ANGELES: American TV legend Larry King was shifted to the hospital in Los Angeles after testing positive for COVID-19. The broadcasting icon, 87, had previously spent weeks in the hospital over numerous health scares, including a cardiac arrest, a

Breach of COVID protocol: Five Indian players put in isolation

MELBOURNE: Five Indian cricketers were placed in isolation after they breached the bio-security protocols of COVID-19 in Melbourne on Saturday. A video posted on social media showed Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Navdeep Saini and Prithvi Shaw eating together

Karachi listed highest COVID-19 positivity rate by NCOC

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday that the highest positivity rate of COVID-19 cases in the country has been recorded in Karachi. According to NCOC data, the national positivity rate is 5.8%. Karachi has the highest

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 84 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 84,382,592 million people worldwide and killed 1,835,389 million people. More than 59.64 million coronavirus patients have been cured in the world and more than 22.95 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus

Sindh govt to establish Provincial Vaccine Administration Coordination Cell

KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced to establish a Provincial Vaccine Administration Coordination Cell (PVACC). According to the notification issued by Sindh Health Department, the PVACC is notified in pursuance of the decision of the National Vaccine Task Force (NVTF)

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 1.8 million worldwide

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 83,809,741 million people worldwide and killed 1,825,780 people. More than 59.325 million coronavirus patients have been cured in the world and more than 22.6 million are undergoing treatment. Coronavirus’s situation is

Coronavirus claims 58 more lives, infects 817 in Sindh

KARACHI: Coronavirus has claimed another 58 lives in Pakistan, taking the total death toll to 10,105. According to the National Command and Control Center, 2,475 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total