Pakistan has so far conducted 754,252 coronavirus tests and 23,799 in last 24 hours. 36,308 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas many are in critical condition.

Permission Granted to PPE exports

The government has lifted the ban on exports of seven products classified as personal protective equipment (PPE) in a bid to allow manufacturers to honour international orders.

Pakistan Badly Affected By COVID-19 

Earlier Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has been spreading at a quick pace both in developed and underdeveloped countries.

Addressing in Islamabad,  Shah Mahmood Qureshi said “The economies of developing countries are far more troubled by the coronavirus pandemic than the developed world,”

Foreign Minister Qureshi has said that the UNHCR should support and provide adequate finance related to refugee support programs in countries that are hosting refugees.

The FM maintained that the economy of Pakistan badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak. He added despite the economic crisis, Pakistan has been hosting a large number of Afghan refugees.