Coronavirus In Pakistan – Latest Updates On Coronavirus March 23
Coronavirus Cases in Pakistan:
Total confirmed cases: 873
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 38
Islamabad Capital Territory: 15
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 03
#COVID19: Sindh bans pillion riding in lockdown days
Sindh government has issued a notification clarifying that pillion riding is banned in the province, here on Monday.
According to the details, clarification has been issued by the government of Sindh that clarifies the rules and regulations of the curfew.
The clarification addresses the inspector general of Sindh police, all AIG’s in Sindh and all commissioners of Sindh.
The notification clarifies ambiguities related to the lockdown amid the novel coronavirus.
War against #COVID19: ISPR unveils their lockdown plan
Pakistan army unveils its lockdown plan after the federal government authorized the deployment of forces across the country for handling lockdown amid #COVID19.
DG ISPR Babar Iftekhar addresses media through a live video conference here on Monday and explains how the Pakistan army is going to support federal and provincial governments in a war against Novel coronavirus.
The Ministry of Interior has called the Pakistan Army under article 245 of the constitution of Pakistan, DG narrated.
The Good and Bad about Corona Virus
The mortality rate because of this virus is probably about or even less than 1%. With the confirmed cases reported at China, 80% had fairly mild symptoms (defined as no significant infection in the lungs). About 15% had severe symptoms that caused significant shortness of breath, low blood oxygen or other lung problems, and fewer than 5% of cases were critical.
In the outbreak in USA it was noted that 31-70% of adults of ages 85 years & older and
31-59% of adults of ages between 65-84 years needed hospital. Whereas 6-29% of adults 85 years old and older and 11-31% of adults 65-84 years old were admitted in intensive care for treatment
Sindh reports new coronavirus cases, nationwide tally surge to 873
Murad Ali Shah and Murtaza Wahab tests negative for Coronavirus
According to details Murad Ali Shah and Murtaza Wahab tests negative for Coronavirus
Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Health Minister Azra Fazal Pechuho will undergo the tests today.
CM Sindh orders early disbursement of salaries and pensions
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on today (March 23) decided to disburse the salaries and pensions of Sindh government employees.
Imran Ismail puts himself in self quarantine as test results of Saeed Ghani came Positive
After @SaeedGhani1 tested positive for corona, I have decided to isolate myself for 24 hrs pending results of my test, as I was in a meeting on corona with him in close proximity. Stay safe. Allah Kareem
— Imran Ismail (@ImranIsmailPTI) March 23, 2020
Pakistan Army called countrywide amid coronavirus outbreak
Ijaz Shah interior ministry of Pakistan on Monday has issued a notification which states Pakistan Army troops are deployed throughout the country to tackle the spread of novel coronavirus.
Saeed Ghani Diagnosed with Coronavirus
Punjab on Lock Down for 14 Days
After Sindh, Punjab government has decided to lockdown the province for 14 days in order to curd the spread of deadly coronavirus.
COVID 19: Pakistan Death toll rises to 6
The death toll due to deadly coronavirus in Pakistan has surged to 6 with the number of cases on the country still going up.
K-Electric refuses to waive of electricity bills amid Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Pakistan army to Speed up assistance for civilians, Gen Bajwa
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday directed the Pakistan Army to speed up operations to help the civil administration in the wake of coronavirus outbreak the country as we struggles to halt the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief said every Pakistani must follow guidelines given by the government and health departments to make an ongoing national effort a success.
Harvey Weinstein diagnosed positive with coronavirus
Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been diagnosed positive with coronavirus. He is currently in prison as he was convicted of rape and sexual assault.
Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, informed that Harvey Weinstein is currently in isolation.
Balochistan reports first death, Nationwide tally of confirmed cases reaches 777
Fourth Coronavirus patient recovered in Sindh : Murtaza Wahab
Murtaza Wahab representative of Sindh government announced that one more patient of the coronavirus had recovered in Sindh and tested negative.
“4th patient of corona virus in Sindh has recovered & tested negative twice. This case is another ray of hope for us since the person was under home isolation. Alhamdolillah,” he tweeted.
4th patient of corona virus in Sindh has recovered & tested negative twice. This case is another ray of hope for us since the person was under home isolation. Alhamdolillah
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) March 22, 2020
Bilawal advises federal government to review its policy
Sindh Government Shared Details of Provincial Lock-down for 15 Days
The notification states:
“There shall be a complete ban on movement of people including intercity and inter provincial travel or gatherings of any kind for social religious or any other purpose at any place epublic or private including all offices public or private situated within the territorial limits of province of Sindh except following:
- Personnel related to Health services
- Personnel related to Law enforcement agencies
- Personnel related to essential services going to their offices
- Persons going out to buy groceries and medicines
- Necessary and unavoidable religious rites like Namaz-e-Janaza/Burial”
Fourth Coronavirus death in Pakistan , Nationwide tally of confirmed cases reaches 691
Fourth coronavirus death in Paistan , Nationwide tally of confirmed cases reaches 691. Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) CM on Information Ajmal Wazir has announced the country’s fourth death from the coronavirus on Sunday. The tally of confirmed coronairus cases in Pakistan has rose to 691.
Coronavirus Crisis: PM Imran to address regarding country-wide lockdown
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan says that PM Imran Khan will shortly address the nation regarding lockdown to be imposed all across Pakistan to curb the spread of Coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, on Sunday, Firdous Ashiq wrote, “Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation today in the context of the challenge faced by the nation during COVID 19 outbreak.
COVID-19 Pandemic: CM Murad Ali Shah announces Lock down in Sindh
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced lockdown in province in order to fight against the deadly coronavirus.
In a statement issued after a meeting, the chief minister said we are taking this important decision in the interest of people and hoped that the public will support the government.
The Sindh government on Saturday sought Pakistan Army’s help to deal with the deadly virus.
Coronavirus: Complete lockdown in Sindh, Army on standby
Sindh government has decided to go for complete lock down to cope with coronavirus in the province and also put army on standby to assist the crisis of pandemic.
According to the details, Government of sindh issued the notification.
Time to take some tough decisions on Coronavirus: Murtaza Wahab
Chief Minister Sindh’s law adviser Murtaza Wahab said that its time to take some tough decision in a wake of rising cases of coronavirus in Sindh.
Murtaza Wahab took to Twitter and wrote that chief minister Murad Ali Shah had discussed with Corps Commander Karachi, Governor Sindh, DG Rangers and IG Sindh the prospect of implementing the government’s decision “of keeping people at their homes”.
“Sindh government will ensure that grocery & medical shops remain open,” he added.
Coronavirus in Pakistan: Section 144 imposed in Islamabad amid coronavirus
Islamabad administration has decided to impose Section 144 in Islamabad on Saturday, as fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in the country.
Section 144 has been imposed in the province as shopping malls and restaurants have been ordered to close by 10:00pm in the city. However, milk shops, meat shops as well as tandoors and grocery stores have been exempted.
Coronavirus in Pakistan: Nationwide cases rises to 730
The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 730 after new cases have been reported on Saturday from many parts of the country.
Sindh is the most affected with the pandemic as total reported cases rose to of 396. 89 new patients who have tested positive with the virus in Sukkur, the provincial health department said.
Coronavirus: Picnic Spots Shopping Malls Closed In Punjab For Two Days
Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has announced that picnic spots and shopping malls will remain closed in the province for 2 days, as coronavirus cases continues to surge in Punjab and other provinces.
In a press conference, the CM Buzdar said that the decision will come into force from Saturday, 08:00pm. CM appealed to the public to socially distance themselves and stay indoors to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
“This is not a lockdown. The logic behind the decision is to maintain social distancing,” he said.
Coronavirus: 4,064 Suspected COVID-19 Cases In Pakistan: Zafar Mirza
Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has revealed that there are a total of 4,064 suspected coronavirus cases in Pakistan currently.
The number includes the 686 suspected cases that have been reported in the last 24 hours, he said in a press conference on Saturday.
Coronavirus: Int’l Flight Operations Suspended In Pakistan
Amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19, Pakistan announced to suspend all the international flight operations for two weeks.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr Moeed Yusuf said during the press conference that only few international flights of PIA will be allowed to return.
Dr Moeed said international flights have been suspended and the decision will be implemented from Saturday night, 8pm.