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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.

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.

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 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.

Covid-19: Britain to ban entry from Pakistan, three other countries from Apr 9 onwards

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan has been added to Britain's travel 'red list', as Pakistani nationals would not be allowed to enter the country from April 9 onwards.

Pakistan tightens restriction as Covid cases continue to rise

Islamabad: Authorities in Pakistan have decided to further tighten restrictions as Covid-19 infections in the country continue to rise, with over 4700 cases reported in the last 24 hours.

Pakistan reports over 4000 cases for first time in eight months

Islamabad: Pakistan reported 4000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, a figure registered for the first time in eight months.

Restrictions lifted: Pakistan health experts fear the country may again witness resurgence in number of COVID-19 cases 

Islamabad: Pakistan health experts fear that there might be a resurgence in the number of COVID-19 cases with coronavirus-related restrictions having been relaxed in the nation.

Pakistan authorises emergency use of Chinese firm Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine dubbed 'unsafe'

Islamabad: The Pakistan government and its alliance with China continues as PM Imran Khan and the drug authority recently authorised emergency use of Chinese firm Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine, which a Chinese doctor has dubbed the ‘most unsafe in the world’ claiming that it has 73 side effects..

Pakistan: COVID-19 tally crosses 1,000 mark for first time since July 

Islamabad: Showing a slow rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases, the country registered more than 1,000 cases for the first time since July on Oct 29, media reports said on Friday.

Rumours and spike in COVID-19 cases making situation tough for people, doctors in Pakistan, says BBC report

Islamabad: Apart from rising COVID-19 cases, rumours and fear around the disease, added with the intense pressure put on the fragile healthcare system in the country, has left Pakistan portray itself as a struggling nation reeling under the contagion.

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan reaches 1,000 - reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Pakistan confirmed on Wednesday that the number of COVID-19 cases in the country had reached 1,000, media reported, citing official statistics data.