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Pakistan reports another 41 deaths due to coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from the coronavirus continues in Pakistan, with the epidemic taking the lives of 41 more people while 14 more people have contracted the corona in the country. According to the NCOC, 44,116 tests were conducted in

Pakistan reports 3,902 coronavirus cases, 83 deaths

ISLAMABAD: At least 3,902 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan while 83 more civilians have died in the last 24 hours. According to figures released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), a total of 1,190,136

Pakistan reports over 1,400 coronavirus cases in a day

ISLAMABAD: Around 1,400 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan while 34 more civilians have died due to the virus in the last 24 hours. According to figures released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), a

COVID-19: Pakistan reports decline with 3,447 cases, 78 deaths

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported a marginal decline in coronavirus cases on Monday, as the government has imposed a complete lockdown in various cities fearing a surge in cases ahead of the Eid holidays. According to the National Command and Operation Centre

COVID-19: Pakistan records 146 deaths as toll near 18,000

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan reported another 146 deaths from the novel coronavirus on Saturday, as the death toll from the pandemic nears 18,000 amid a surging third wave. According to the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported another 4,696 cases

G-B to allow tourists on submission of negative COVID-19 certificates

ISLAMABAD: Tourists visiting Gilgit-Baltistan will now be allowed to enter the territory upon submission of a valid COVID-19 negative certificate. According to an official notification, tourists will be only be allowed to enter Gilgit Baltistan from both air and land

Pakistan reports 4,757 COVID-19 cases, 78 deaths

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan recorded 4,757 cases from COVID-19 as the situation continues to worsen from the coronavirus despite the restriction imposed by the government. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the coronavirus has claimed 78 more lives across

Citizens can now receive COVID Immunization Certificate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani citizens who have received the coronavirus vaccine can now receive an immunization certificate. This was stated by Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar who made the announcement that the government has launched the COVID immunization certificate

Pakistan reports 4,468 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported another 4,468 coronavirus cases in the past day while 67 people lost their lives amid an alarming increase in infections across the country. The latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed the

US approves J&J Covid vaccine for emergency use

WASHINGTON: The United States authorized Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine for emergency use, giving the nation a third shot to battle the outbreak. The single-shot vaccine is highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19, including against newer variants, the Food and

One-third of US military refusing Covid vaccine: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: Pentagon officials said that about one-third of the US military is declining to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, despite significant coronavirus infection levels in the forces. Major General Jeff Taliaferro, who is currently serving as the vice director for operations

Govt in talks with Chinese firm to procure COVID-19 vaccine: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said the government is promptly taking decisions to procure the anti-Covid vaccine and has started talks with a Chinese company. Addressing a press conference, the minister the completion of the procurement

Pakistan reports 2,152 COVID-19 caes, 85 deaths

ISLAMABAD: The novel coronavirus has claimed more 85 lives and infected 2,152 people during the past 24 hours amid conflicting reports that new strain of the virus discovered in the United Kingdom has reached Pakistan. According to the data released

Gucci donates $500,000 to help supply COVID-19 vaccines

PARIS: Luxury brand Gucci will give at least $500,000 to UNICEF to help supply and distribute COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable people around the world. In addition to the donation, Gucci said it would match money raised for the United Nations

US daily COVID-19 cases surpass 99,000 to reach new record

WASHINGTON: More than 99,000 novel coronavirus cases were recorded in the United States in the past 24 hours, a new daily record, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The country reported 99,660 new infections between and 1,112 deaths,

Extreme poverty to rise for the first time in two decades: World Bank

WASHINGTON: The World Bank has warned that extreme poverty is set to rise this year for the first time in more than two decades, compounding by the coronavirus, conflict and climate change. The pandemic coronavirus is expected to push up

Pakistan reports 513 new coronavirus cases

ISLAMABAD: The number of cases of the novel coronavirus have been gradually rising in the country over the past few days. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan reported 513 new cases of COVID-19 during the last

Indian twins born during lockdown named Corona and Covid

MUMBAI: A couple in India has named their newborn twins Corona and Covid amid the country’s nationwide lockdown brought on by the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. According to local media, the twins, a boy and girl, were born at a government