COVID-19 in Sindh claims 25 more lives, infects 324

KARACHI:As many as 25 more patients of Coronavirus died in Sindh overnight lifting the death toll to 4,157 and 324 new cases emerged when 9,599 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Tuesday. He added that 25 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 4,157 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that 9Read More…

NCOC: (Pakistan reports 1,008 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:Forty more people died of COVID-19 across the country over the last twenty-four hours, taking the total tally to 12,066. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 1,008 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in the country after the tests of 31, 509. 512,943 people have so far recovered from the disease.Read More…

COVID-19 claims eight more lives in Sindh

KARACHI:As many as 8 more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 3,900 and 854 new cases emerged when 11,497 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Monday. He added that 8 more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 3,900 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Shah said that 11497 sampleRead More…

Rally demands relief as 18m workers affected by Covid-19

KARACHI:A large number of textile and garments factory workers staged a protest rally here on Sunday against blatant violation of labor laws at their workplaces and warned of staging a sit-in in front of the Sindh Assembly if the worsening situation was not urgently handled. The rally was staged by the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) from Bilal Chowrangi Korangi Industrial Area and ended at the Karachi PresRead More…

EPI COVID-19 Vaccination Cell in the offing

QUETTA:Secretary, Health Department, Noor-ul-Haq Baloch, has said that provincial EPI COVID-19 Vaccination Cell would soon be set up and all its affairs, including storage of vaccine, transpiration and usage process would be monitored by Coronavirus Operation Cell. The messaging service for conducting tests of novel coronavirus had been restored, he said while presiding over a meeting of the Coronavirus Health AdvRead More…

Two COVID-19 vaccines granted emergency use authorization

KARACHI:Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has evaluated and given emergency use authorization (EUA) to two different vaccines to protect against Coronavirus (COVID-19). Spokesperson of DRAP informed that two COVID-19 vaccines had been granted EUA with certain conditions. Both vaccines were evaluated for their safety and quality. A vaccine manufactured by AstraZenca was given EUA on 15 January 2021 whRead More…

Minister: (Educational institutions from grade 9 to 12 reopened)

ISLAMABAD:The educational institutions from grade nine to twelve reopened on Monday across the country. The institutions were shut in the wake of second wave of COVID-19. In the next phase, grade one to eight and higher educational institutions will reopen on 1st of next month. The educational institutions have been directed to ensure compliance to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to avoid the spread ofRead More…

NCOC: (Pakistan reports 2,432 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths in last 24 hours)

ISLAMABAD:As many as 2,432 new Covid-19 cases surfaced in the country with forty-five deaths reported over the last twenty four hours. According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 42,422 tests were carried out during the last 24 hours. There are now 33763 active cases of virus in the country. 472,099 people have so far recovered from the disease.Read More…

55 more Covid-19 patients die in country

KARACHI:As many as 55 more patients died of coronavirus in Pakistan during the last 24 hours while 2,123 new virus cases emerged. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 10,772 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February. According to a Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination report issued on Wednesday a total of 508,824 people have been tested positive for the Read More…