Health minister inaugurates anti-polio drive in Sindh

KARACHI:Provincial Minister for Health Sindh Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho on Monday inaugurated the anti-polio campaign in Sindh wherein more than nine million children under five-years of age would be administrated polio drops. The Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre(EOC) for Polio in Sindh, Fayyaz Abbasi, Project Director, Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI), Akram Sultan and District Health Officer South Dr Raj Read More…

COVID-19 in Sindh claims 19 more lives, infects 1419 others

KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that 13 more patients of COVID-19 died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 2,924 and 1419 more cases emerged when 10,081 tests were conducted. In a statement issued here on Sunday, he said that 13 more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus lifting the death toll to 2,924 that constituted 1.7 percent death rate. Shah said thatRead More…

Anti-polio drive to begin from 30 Nov in Karachi

KARACHI:The Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio in Sindh will launch a province-wide polio campaign from 30 November to 6 December 2020 as part of the national immunization days. The polio drops will be administered to approximately nine million children under the five years of age in 29 districts of the province. Out of these, more than two million children reside in Karachi. The campaign will be conducted Read More…

14 more Covid patients die in Sindh

KARACHI:As many as 14 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 2,911 while 1,389 new cases emerged when 9,072 samples were tested. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here from CM House on Saturday. He added that 14 more patients of coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 2,911 that constituted 1.7 percent deatRead More…

 (CITY): One injured in hand grenade attack

HARNAI:,,, Unidentified persons hurled a hand grenade at a bakery in Shahrug area of Harnai on Friday, causing injuries to a person. According to levies force, one person sustained injuries when unidentified persons hurled a hand grenade at a bakery in Shahrug Bazar of Harnai. The injured, identified as Muhammad Hashim, a resident of Shahrug, was shifted to Rural Health Centre Sharug for treatment. Attackers manageRead More…

NCOC: (Pakistan reports 3,113 new COVID-19 cases, 54 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:,,, Fifty-four more people died of Coronavirus in the country over the last twenty-four hours. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 3,113 tested positive for COVID-19 during the last twenty-four hours after the tests of 43,214 people. The figure of patients recovered from the virus has reached 335,881. There are now 45,533 active cases in the country.Read More…

Minister: (Opposition parties continuously acting with irresponsibility despite Covid-19 severity: Shibli)

ISLAMABAD:,,, Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said the opposition parties are continuously acting with irresponsibility despite the second severe wave of Covid-19. In his tweet on Friday, he said the opposition should stop playing with the lives of people. He said the people are rejecting the public gatherings of the opposition.Read More…

 (Health): SHCC seals 51 quacks clinics in a week

KARACHI:,,, Directorate of Anti-Quackery Sindh Healthcare Commission (SHCC) in a week sealed off 51 quack clinics. The anti-quackery teamed visited 139 healthcare establishments (HCEs) in Mirpurkhas, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Hyderabad and closed 51 quack clinics. A total 3,973 quack clinics have been sealed across the Sindh province so far, while warning has also been issued to 2,201 HCEs. Sindh Healthcare CommissRead More…

 (CITY): HIV cases in Larkana continue to emerge

LARKANA:,,, Despite tall claims by the provincial government that it has contended HIV in Larkana, statistics prove that the disease positive cases among the adults continued to emerge. As many as 2,522 HIV cases are presently registered till 26th October 2020 at the HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Centre, Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana, out of which 1,885 are males, 581 females, 21 children and 35 are transgeRead More…

 (CITY): Five suspected bandits killed in shootout with police in Karachi

KARACHI:,,, Police on Friday claimed to have killed five suspected bandits in an encounter in Defence area of the metropolis. According to a Central Police Office statement, a cops party signalled a suspected vehicle in Gizri area of Defence, Phase 1V, to stop, but they disembarked from the vehicle and entered a bungalow by climbing its wall. They police claimed that as they besieged the bungalow, the bandits openeRead More…