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Pakistan: Five killed, six injured as windstorm lashes northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Islamabad/UNI: At least five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered accidents in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.

Pakistan: Over 3 lakh patients fail to receive second dose of vaccine

Islamabad: Pakistan is witnessing a major trouble in the fight against COVID-19 as  around 300,000 recipients of the first dose never returned to receive their second jab of the Covid-19 vaccine.

About 300,000 people fail to get second vaccine dose in Pakistan

Around 300,000  people who got their first dose of vaccines earlier in Pakistan have not turned up for the second dose vaccines since the vaccination drive started in the country on 2 February this year.

Several vaccination centres in Pakistan' Rawalpindi faces Sinopharm vaccine shortage

Rawalpindi: Shortage of Chinese Sinopharm vaccine has been reported from several vaccination centres in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city, media reports said on Thursday.

PakVac: Pakistan creates own COVID-19 vaccine with Chinese help

Islamabad: Pakistan joined China's Cansino Bio to develop its own homemade COVID-19 vaccine named PakVac.

Pakistan working on nasal Covid-19 vaccine

If everything goes right, Pakistan will soon have its own nasal Covid-19 vaccine, reports say.

Pakistan records 104 new COVID-19 deaths

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday registered 104 new deaths due to COVID-19, taking the total fatality figure to 19856, media reports said.

Sniffer dogs to screen Covid-infected people at Islamabad Airport

Authorities in Pakistan have decided to deploy trained sniffer dogs at Islamabad International Airport to detected people infected with Covid-19 coming from abroad, reported Dawn.

Tough COVID-19 crisis in Pakistan: Religious congregation, crowded mosques threaten life amid rising cases

It seems that religion has gripped Pakistan and been given more priority by people and authorities even at a time when the country is battling the dangerous wave of COVID-19.

Lahore to go for complete lockdown on weekends from May 1

Pakistan’s second largest city Lahore will undergo a complete lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays starting May 1 to continue spread of the coronavirus infection, an official said Friday.

Coronavirus infection touches 10.2 percent positivity rate in Pakistan

The positivity rate has risen to 10.2 percent in Pakistan, with the country recording over 4,400 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 804,939 on Tuesday, reported The News.

Pakistan may also face oxygen shortage, warn manufacturers

Like India, Pakistan may also face shortage of oxygen for the treatment of respiratory insufficiencies during the third wave of COVID-19 if the life-saving gas continues to be supplied for the industrial sector, The News reported.

Pakistan to shift to 60 pc clean energy by 2030

Pakistan has assured the international community that it would shift to 60 percent clean energy and 30 percent electric vehicle use by 2030, Dawn reported.

Pakistan records 144 new COVID-19 deaths

Islamabad: Pakistan is continuing to witness a spike in COVID-19 related deaths as 144 new casualties were reported in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Pakistan warns of closing down major cities if cases continue to rise

Authorities in Pakistan have warned people that they may have to close down major cities if the Covid-19 cases continue to rise with the current rate, as per a report in Dawn. The warning comes at a time when hospitals across the country are filling rapidly with Covid-19 patients.