The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases is 3,642,772. Out of these, the active cases are 2,196,289 over 252,220 have died whereas 1,194,263 people have recovered.
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The Sindh government has decided to ban Eid greetings including shaking hands and embracing after the Eid prayer to maintain the social distancing amidst coronavirus pandemic. Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Nasir Hussain Shah while talking to a private TV channel said that people should not hug on Eid to avoid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic adding that large gatherings for Eid should be banned.
The government of Punjab is going to allow the opening of trade and Industry keeping in view the SOPs at different stages. All recommendations in this regard have been sent to the Federal Government and will be further discussed with Prime Minister Pakistan Imran Khan in the next two days.
ISLAMABAD: President Arif Ali has written a letter to members of the National Assembly today (May 5). The president wrote in a letter, the whole world, including Pakistan is in trouble. The only way to stop the spread of Coronavirus is to take precautions. Dr Arif also asks parliamentarians to keep in touch with doctors, paramedical staff and encourage them.
Israel has claimed ‘significant breakthrough’ in developing antibodies against the Coronavirus pandemic. Interestingly, Israel is one of the few countries in the world that claimed to have developed a vaccine against Coronavirus in February this year. The Israeli government claimed in February that its experts were close to developing a vaccine against Coronavirus, and that the vaccine would be tested on humans in a few weeks.
Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of the federal cabinet today to discuss easing the lockdown in the country. The cabinet discussed the economic challenges faced by the country due to the pandemic along with the relief package given under the Ehsaas Programme and power concession to small businesses.
The coronavirus has killed over more than 253,166 people around the globe. According to the details, deadly COVID-19 has reached every corner of earth and restricted the half of the population to their homes. The sources said that it has infected 3,669,604 people in the planet while 1,210,424 patients have been recovered.
Information Minister Shibli Faraz has said that the federal cabinet has decided to donate one month’s salary to the Corona Relief Fund. Talking to the media after the meeting of the federal cabinet, He said that on the directions of the Supreme Court, regarding the appointments in the Cabinet Division, all the Ministries were requested to provide details of the appointments made in the previous governments without approval, on which six or seven divisions have submitted their reports.
The coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly around the world and now the UK has become the dangerous country in Europe owing to highest number of COVID-19 fatalities. According to the data released on Tuesday, the death toll in Britain has exceeded to 32 thousand and the data suggests that UK has a higher death toll than France, Spain and Italy.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said Corona Relief Tiger Force volunteers will assist people to register for Ehsaas Web portal through special digital desks that are being established at the union council levels. Prime Minister Imran Khan said while talking to the volunteers of Corona Relief Tiger Force in Islamabad.
Companies in the private sector are allowed by a Saudi ministerial decision on Monday to reduce salaries by 40 percent. In addition to this, it has also allowed termination of contracts due to the economic crisis occurring because of coronavirus pandemic. According to a local newspaper, the cabinet will not publish the new decision.
The Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation SIUT said in an explanatory statement today that it conducted an internal inquiry regarding Dr Furqan-ul-Haq, who reportedly died due to lack of adequate medical attention.
Thirty Indians were beaten by the police and it used batons as Indians tried to purchase alcohol for the first time in 40 days after government lifts heavy lockdown restrictions. Asit Banarjee, 55, told the international news agency, “We have been in solitude for over a month,” He queued in Kolkata where police used batons.
Spokesperson Sindh government Murtaza Wahab has said that Sindh government took effective measures from the day, first case of reported in Karachi. He was addressing press conference in Karachi. Senator Murtaza Wahab said, it were measures of the Sindh Government taken timely, that we are able to control the coronavirus outbreak in the province.
The government of Balochistan has extended the ongoing lockdown for 15 more days. Keeping in view, the increasing numbers of Coronavirus cases across the province. The Coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in the province, effective measures such as social distancing and isolation should be practiced to cut down the pandemic.
A vaccine now is viewed as the key to ending the global pandemic, and developing one first would be a huge geopolitical victory. However this can be a major breakthrough if proved, as Israel claims that it has developed vaccine to cure the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19.
The Punjab government has announced a financial aid package for the artists facing struggle amidst the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. After the approval from Punjab government, the Punjab Information and Culture Department has started preparing a financial aid package for the artists.
Italy, the worst-affected country from Coronavirus has announced to free the longest lockdown imposed to avoid the spread of the virus. The government of Italy has eased lockdown restrictions as the civilians strictly followed a nine week curfew.
Pakistan International Airline (PIA)’s special flight has returned the country carrying Pakistanis who were stuck in Turkey. According to the details, 284 stranded Pakistanis in Turkey have returned home via PIA flight PK-784.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced not to issue fresh currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. SBP issued a notification which stated that the central bank will not release new currency notes on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr this year amid the novel Coronavirus pandemic.
National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) hosted a Virtual Roundtable meeting to discuss the issues and challenges facing the Non-Bank Microfinance Institutions (NBMFIs) and their customers as a consequence of the economic slowdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
PTI government’s flagship project ‘Billion Tree Tsunami’ has provided jobs to thousands of labourers and daily wage workers in the wake of coronavirus lockdown. According to news report, about 66,291 workers got jobs in Billion Tree Tsunami project after getting unemployed due to lockdown amid Coronavirus.
Dr Furqan who recently retired from the Karachi Institute of Heart Disease, died of the Coronavirus. Despite visiting various hospitals all day on Sunday, Dr. Furqan did not get a ventilator anywhere. Dr. Furqan had recorded his voice on his mobile in which he was asking the ambulance driver to arrange a ventilator but he could not make it, Dr. Furqan passed away at 4 pm on Sunday.
A Chinese report has warned the government that the country is facing growing hostility to the coronavirus, which could lead to a confrontation with the United States. According to the sources, report was presented to top leaders in Beijing by the State Security Ministry earlier this month, including President Xi Jinping.
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