Friday, January 27

Tag: COVID-19

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 of the pandemic. In his tweet, Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood wished the students best and said their future is our priority.

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.

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 coronavirus disease in the country since its outbreak in February 2020, out of which 228,949 cases were in Sindh, 146,525 in Punjab, 18,467 in Balochistan, 62,018 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 39,462 in Islamabad, 4,882 in Gilgit-Baltistan, and 8,521 in Azad Kashmir. However, 464,950 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

PM: (PM expresses satisfaction over improved economic indicators of country)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed satisfaction over improved economic indicators of the country.   In a tweet on Tuesday, he said despite COVID-19, it is great news on economy remarkable turnaround as our Current Account remained again in surplus of 447 million dollars in last month.   The Prime Minister said during current fiscal year so far, surplus is 1.6 billion dollars as opposed to deficit of 1.7billion dollars in same period last year. The Prime Minister said State Bank of Pakistan's Foreign Exchange reserves have risen to about 13 billion dollars, highest in 3 years.