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Pakistan’s coronavirus recoveries cross 260,000

ISLAMABAD: A total of 634 new coronavirus cases and eight associated deaths were reported, taking the national tally of infections to 284,121 and fatalities to 6,082, while 259,604 corona patients have recovered across the country during the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus death toll hits 729,586 worldwide

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has killed over 729,586 people worldwide and affected more than 19,804,408 people. The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 19,804,408 and the pandemic has so far claimed 729,586 lives. According

Smart lockdown lifted in Balochistan after declining COVID-19 cases

QUETTA: Balochistan government has announced to lift smart lockdown from the province after COVID-19 cases witnessed a sharp decline in the province. According to a notification issued from the provincial home ministry, all business centers, markets, and stores are now

Five Indian hockey players contract COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Five Indian hockey players, including captain Manpreet Singh, have tested positive for coronavirus. According to the Sports Authority of India (SAI), the players and captain contracted the virus at the team’s training base in Bengaluru and the number of

Lifting COVID-19 lockdown may worsen situation again, warns health expert

ISLAMABAD: Head of infectious diseases at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Dr. Nasim Akhtar has warned that lifting COVID-19 lockdown in Pakistan may worsen the situation again in the country. In light of a decreasing number of coronavirus

Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 passes 724,000

WASHINGTON: The number of people infected with the coronavirus worldwide has risen to more than 19.5 million. The global epidemic coronavirus has caused 724,107 deaths in the world and affected 19,546,748 people while 12,547,754 patients have been cured. The number

Pakistan’s coronavirus recoveries cross 259,000

KARACHI: The total number of deaths from coronavirus in Pakistan has reached 6,068 and 272,534 people have been affected while 259,604 corona patients have recovered across the country. Another 17 people died of coronavirus while 782 new cases were reported

Sindh reports 9 more deaths, 487 COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: The novel COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives and infected at 487 people during the past 24 hours across Sindh province. In his daily coronavirus update, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that nine more people died

Lockdown over, is Pakistan coronavirus free?

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Pakistan have continued to decline in the past four weeks, a development the government dubbed as the result of its successful anti-COVID-19 strategy. However, the country’s health experts are sceptical and warned that it

Global coronavirus cases surpasses 19 million

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 19,259,391 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 717,687 lives. The number of people infected with the coronavirus in the United States has risen to 5,032,179

Coronavirus claims 21 more lives in Pakistan

KARACHI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 279,784 in the country, while the death toll stands at 6,052. Another 21 people died of coronavirus in Pakistan, around,  727 new cases were reported. while 256,058 patients of coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases set to surpass 19 million

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 18,975,254 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 711,220 lives. According to the latest data, 12,163,754 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 6,000 mark

KARACHI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 281,136 in the country, while the death toll stands at 6,014. According to the data released by the National Command and Operational Center, the number of active coronavirus cases in

Worldwide coronavirus death toll rises to over 704,600

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 18,716,057 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 704,632 lives. The number of people infected with a coronavirus in the United States has risen to 4,918,420

Global coronavirus cases rise above 18.4 million

WASHINGTON: The global epidemic of coronavirus has caused 697,188 deaths in the world and affected 1,84,43,484 people while 1,16,72,917 patients have been cured. The number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 4,862,174 and the

Pakistan continues to witness decline in COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: Pakistan is continuing to witness a sharp drop in daily coronavirus deaths as the country reported 15 fatalities. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 280,461 in Pakistan, while the death toll stands at 5,999. According to the

Balochistan extends smart lockdown till August 17

QUETTA: The Balochistan government has extended the ongoing smart lockdown until 17th August in order to contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. According to a notification issued in this regard, shopping malls, markets, shops, warehouses, auto repair shops, and

Global COVID-19 cases cross 18 million mark

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 18,234,936. According to the latest data, the pandemic has so far claimed over 692,794 lives. At least 11,444,821 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The

Daily COVID-19 cases drop under 400 in Pakistan

KARACHI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 279,149 in Pakistan, while the death toll stands at 5,976 while 248,577 patients have recovered from the disease across the country. The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan is declining

Pakistan reports 841 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: The number of COVID-19 cases continues to decline in Pakistan as the country reported 841 confirmed COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours. According to the latest data released by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), at least

President Alvi congratulates nation on decline in COVID-19 cases

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has congratulated the nation on a decline in the COVID-19 cases in the country. On a social media website Twitter a tweet, Arif Alvi said for the first time after May 3, the new COVID-19

Global coronavirus death toll tops 670,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 17,188,007. According to the latest data, the pandemic has so far claimed over 670,207 lives and around 10,698,202 patients have recovered so far. The United States tops

Pakistan reports upto 1,100 COVID-19 cases in one day

KARACHI: The coronavirus cases in Pakistan are now above 277,400, while the number of casualties has passed 5,900. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 277,402 in the country, while the death toll stands at 5,924. As per

Sindh reports 10 more deaths, 571 COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: The novel COVID-19 has claimed 10 more lives and infected 571 people in the last 24 hours in Sindh province. In his daily coronavirus update, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 10 more people died from

Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,800 mark

KARACHI: The coronavirus cases in Pakistan are now above 275,000, while the number of casualties has passed 5,800. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 275,225 in the country, while the death toll stands at 5,865. As per

Hepatitis patients are at higher risk to get COVID-19: Dr Nida

KARACHI: Pro-Chancellor Ziauddin University and Consultant Physician (Internal Medicine), at Ziauddin Hospital, Dr Nida Hussain has said hepatitis patients are at high risk of catching COVID-19 as they having baseline liver damage. She was addressing the audience in an informative

Trump’s national security adviser tests positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. “Robert O’Brien has tested positive, but there is no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence, the White House said in a

Sindh reports 513 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

KARACHI: The novel COVID-19 has claimed 11 more lives and infected at least 513 people during the past 24 hours in Sindh province. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that in the last 24 hours, the provincial health authorities

Global COVID-19 death toll tops 652,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 16,418,885. The coronavirus pandemic has so far claimed over 652,256 lives. According to the latest data, 10,047,304 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Pakistan continues to witness drop in COVID-19 cases

KARACHI: Coronavirus cases in Pakistan have continued to decline as only 23 cases were reported in Balochistan in the past 24 hours. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged to 272,619  in Pakistan, while the death toll stands at

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