Deputy Commissioner South Karachi issued a guideline for screening and testing services for coronavirus in Karachi.
Read the guideline below,
Pakistan’s coronavirus count has surged with 170 new cases, taking the tally to 2,362 while 117 patients recovered from COVID-19 pandemic, according to the national dashboard. The latest statistics of the national dashboard stated 10 patients remained in critical condition after 32 reported deaths in different parts of the country.
Punjab has the highest number of infections up to 914 followed by Sindh with 743 patients.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) reported 276 cases, 189 in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), 169 in Balochistan, 62 in Islamabad and 9 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The country has recorded 170 new cases during the last 24 hours.
Extension in Lockdown
Pakistan decided to extend its lockdown till April 14 to curb the spread of the deadly pandemic besides finalizing a solid strategy to cope with the impact of the pandemic. The decisions were taken in a session of National Coordination Committee held under the chair of Prime Minister Imran Khan to review the current situation of coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.
The session was attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, chief ministers, federal minister, special assistants and other high-level officers via video link.