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China on Tuesday reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since it started publishing figures in January, just a day before it plans to lift travel curbs from the contagion's epicentre of Wuhan.
Doctors on Tuesday pushed for the Sindh government to extend the lockdown to contain the novel coronavirus as a "large population of the city are slum-dwellers" and, therefore, at risk of getting infected by and spreading the pandemic.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan will emerge stronger from the coronavirus challenge, as the number of confirmed cases of the virus crossed the 4,000 mark today.
Facebook Inc's WhatsApp tightened message forwarding limits on Tuesday, restricting users to sharing forwarded content one chat at a time after a jump in messages touting bogus medical advice since the start of the coronavirus crisis.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition on Tuesday in a hospital intensive care unit with the coronavirus, and while he is not on a ventilator, he is receiving oxygen, his spokesman said.
Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar announced on Tuesday that the federal government will directly provide personal protective equipment (PPEs) to approximately 400 hospitals across Pakistan as the country's battle against Covid-19 intensifies.
The government will take strict action against those involved in artificial crisis of wheat and sugar after release of Inquiry commission's report on 25th of this month.
Nation wide of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 4,004 on Monday after new infections were confirmed in the country and recovery rate also increases that is 429.
India announced Tuesday a partial lifting of a fresh export ban on a malaria drug seen as a potential coronavirus treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at “retaliation”.
Pakistan on Tuesday welcomed the joint statement by six international human rights organizations, calling on India to immediately release all arbitrarily detained prisoners and restore internet access in Indian Occupied Kashmir, reported.
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG-ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar on Tuesday said emergency supplies of medical equipment has been dispatched to Quetta on orders of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Syed Fakhar Imam has taken oath as the Federal Minister for National Food Security on Tuesday,News reported.
The cyber crime wing of the Federal Investigation Agency has received over 100 complaints of internet banking fraud as more people have been using online bank amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Pakistan International Airline has cancelled its special flight to Iraq’s Baghdad after the pilots showed reluctance over the coronavirus fears.
Pakistan’s former bowling coach Azhar Mahmood claimed that current team management under the leadership of head coach-cum-chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq is the reason behind players’ injuries.
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Amid the growing number of coronavirus cases in Balochistan, the provincial government has decided to extend the lockdown till April 21.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated for worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, with his foreign minister deputizing for him as the nation tackles the COVID-19 crisis.
The Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) deputy commissioner said on Monday Islamabad’s Bhara Kahu and Shehzad Town localities, which have been sealed due to coronavirus, will be de-sealed after clearance from health officials.
Oil prices slipped on Monday, after Saudi Arabia and Russia delayed a meeting to discuss output cuts that could partly alleviate oversupply in global markets as the coronavirus pandemic pummels demand.
A senior member of the PTI and a close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jahangir Khan Tareen, said on Monday he would challenge the committee investigating the sugar and wheat crises if it holds him responsible.
Punjab Food Minister Samiullah Chaudhry tendered his resignation on Monday over alleged inaction on reforms regarding the food industry.
In yet another major cabinet reshuffle, the premier has replaced Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar with PTI leader Syed Fakhar Imam as Federal Minister for Minister of National Food Security.
Special Assistant to PM on Health, Dr Zafar Mirza on Monday said coronavirus detection test at the government level is being done at free of cost.
Nation wide of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 3,864 on Monday after new infections were confirmed in the country and recovery rate also increases that is 429.
Pakistan on Monday has opened Torkham and Chaman borders for four days to allow the exit of Afghan nationals in Pakistan, wishing to go back to their country.
The Federal government on Monday appointed Nosheen Javed as new Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairperson, News reported.
Government of Punjab on Monday announced the extension of its novel coronavirus related ongoing lockdown by seven more days.
Oil prices fell sharply Monday after a meeting to discuss output cuts between OPEC and its allies was delayed, dimming hopes of swift action to support coronavirus-ravaged energy markets.
Government of Punjab’s Health Ministry announced that two pilots working for Pakistan’s national carrier, PIA have tested positive for novel coronavirus.
Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has confirmed that 31 more people have recovered from the COVID-19 in the province.
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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has extended the ban on inter-district public transport till April 12 as part of the initiatives taken for tackling the issue of coronavirus in the province.
Government of Pakistan has decided to implement new standard operating procedures (SOPs) for airports at international arrivals in order to improve measures for containing coronavirus pandemic, on Sunday.
Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continued to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government.
Luckin Coffee, rival to Starbucks, apologised on Sunday after it revealed a top executive may have faked 2.2 billion yuan (US$310 million) worth of sales in 2019.
British-Pakistani boxer Aamir Khan placed his belief in a conspiracy theory that the coronavirus is "man-made" and resulted due to the building of 5G towers.
“We asked the advertising committee to prepare plans in this regard and to explain to the people on the radio and television the information that should be given to them,” Rouhani was quoted by President.
The US surgeon general offered some of the starkest warnings yet on Sunday as he braced Americans for the worsening fallout from the new coronavirus, warning "this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans lives, quite frankly.”
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has demanded that action be taken against those who profited from the sugar and wheat crisis, based on the findings contained in a report made public by the probe committee.
Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said on Sunday that the government was apprehensive that the coronavirus will test Pakistan's health system in the coming weeks.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 3,277 on Sunday after new infections were confirmed in the country and 257 patients recovered.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that preliminary reports into sudden price hikes of sugar and wheat have been released immediately without alteration and tampering.
In another positive development in the fight against coronavirus, the Balochistan government confirmed on Sunday that 13 more people have recovered from the virus in Quetta.
At least 44 doctors were suspended for allegedly refusing to perform duties at Pakistan-Iran border town of Taftan.
Italy reported its lowest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths for nearly two weeks on Saturday and said the number of patients in intensive care had fallen for the first time.
China on Saturday mourned the thousands of “martyrs” who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the country and suspending all forms of entertainment.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the government has announced one of the biggest relief package of the country’s history and they would further continue their support with the help of donations from philanthropists.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday announced that the Pakistan and Afghanistan governments have come to terms with regards to the allowance of Afghan nationals to exit Pakistan amidst coronavirus pandemic.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 2,880 on Saturday after new patients were confirmed in the country.