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PM Imran, CM Usman Buzdar discuss rise in Coronavirus cases

Mehwish Sohail Reporter

13th Jun, 2020. 02:09 pm
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Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar discussed coronavirus and locust situation in the province.

According to the details, Prime Minister Imran is in Lahore on a two-day-long visit. He is scheduled to chair an important meeting of Punjab corona cabinet committee.

The meeting will deliberate over increasing number of coronavirus cases and take important decisions to curb the spread of the deadly pandemic.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will also chair a meeting on locust situation in the province.

The PM will also hold separate meetings with Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar and provincial ministers.

Moreover, Total novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan has soared to 132,405 after 6,472 new infections recorded in last 24 hours, here on Saturday.

According to the latest data released by the National Command and Operation Center, the death toll from COVID-19 is currently recorded at 2,551 with 88 more virus-related deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

According to NCOC, 49,256 cases have been detected in Sindh, 50,087 in Punjab, 16,415 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 7,866 in Balochistan, 7,163 in Islamabad, 574 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1044 in Gilgit Baltistan.

Chinese Ambassador Called On NDMA Chairman

Moreover, Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing called on Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal to discuss ongoing coronavirus pandemic and locust situation.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chinese ambassador expressed concern over the growing number of virus patients in Pakistan. He assured the assistance to make Pakistan free of this deadly disease.

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