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Pakistan records fresh 135 deaths due to COVID-19

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday recorded a massive fatality due to COVID-19 as the country registered 135 deaths in the last 24 hours, media reports said.

Pakistan reports 118 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Islamabad: Pakistan reported 118 deaths related to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, marking the highest-single-day hike in the fatality numbers this year, media reports said on Tuesday.

Pakistan to tighten restrictions amid rising Covid cases

Pakistan has further tightened restrictions in major cities with high positivity rates in a bid to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus as the country reported more than 3000 infections on the fifth straight day.

Rising COVID-19 cases: Pakistan extends travel restrictions on inbound flights

Islamabad: Pakistan has extended the duration of restrictions imposed on inbound flights, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said Saturday, a move taken amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country, media reports said.

COVID-19 resurgence in Pakistan: Foreign investors pull out $471.7mln from debt market

Foreign investors pulled out $471.7 million from Pakistan’s debt market in five months as lower interest rates and spike of COVID-19  weighed down their investment appetite, media reports said, quoting central bank’s data.

Pakistan's COVID-19 death toll crosses 8000

Islamabad: Pakistan COVID-19 death toll has crossed 8000 mark, media reports said on Monday.

Pakistani lawyer tests positive, attends courtroom as his adjournment request was dismissed

Islamabad: A COVID-19 positive lawyer appeared in the courtroom at the Supreme Court while Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Gulzar Ahmed was hearing a case recently, an event showing the casual attitude towards the disease in the country, media reports said.

Pakistan decides to shut down educational institutions amid rising COVID-19 cases 

Islamand:  Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Monday said all educational institutes in the country will shut down from Nov 26 amid growing COVID-19 cases.

If SOPs ignored then COVID-19 cases in Pakistan will touch one million by July end: Minister

Islamabad/IBNS: A Pakistani minister has cautioned his countrymen that if the carelessness of citizens in following standard operating procedures continues  then the number of COVID-19 cases in the country might touch 300,000 by the end of this month and to a million by end July.

Pakistan cuts interest rate by 100 bps to support businesses against COVID-19 impact

Islamabad/Xinhua: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced to cut the country's policy rate by 100 basis points to 8 percent to support businesses against the COVID-19 impacts on the country's economy.

Pakistan secret agencies are backing criminals to target civilians in Balochistan, activists claim

Quetta/Islamabad/IBNS: Apart from improper implementation of system by the government needed to contain COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan, political activists are now alleging that the secret agencies are constituting criminal gangs and providing them weapons to target civilians and activists in Balochistan province.

Pakistan: Death toll due to COVID-19 touches 100 amid defiance by mosques

Islamabad/IBNS: Amid reports of improper implementation of policies by PM Imran Khan-led government, mistreatment of doctors and defiance of many clerics running mosques, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Pakistan touched 100 on Tuesday.

COVID-19 lays bare the bleeding face of Pakistan administration, economy

Islamabad/IBNS: The growing COVID-19 cases in Pakistan are not only unveiling the collapsing healthcare system of the South Asian nation but hinting that the economy will also slow in the upcoming days to leave common men bleeding.

Imran Khan government's slow approach exposed as COVID 19 grips Pakistan

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistani government is failing to implement proper measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease and with clerics refusing to close their mosques, the situation of COVID-19 outbreak in the South Asian country is escalating further every day.

Pakistan PM still hesitant about imposing complete lock down even as confirmed COVID 19 cases cross 1000

Islamabad/IBNS: At a time when several countries, including neighboring India, have announced lock down to combat COVID 19, Pakistan PM Imran Khan seems to be still hesitant towards taking the move even as the number of Coronavirus infected cases in the nation crossed 1000 on Wednesday.