Five Graveyards in Karachi reserved for coronavirus victims

Five Graveyards in Karachi reserved for coronavirus victims

Five cemeteries are reserved for burials of those who died as a result of coronavirus, Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said Monday. Visiting Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, the mayor announced that victims of coronavirus will be buried in the graveyards of Mohammed Shah, Surjani, Mowach Goth, Korangi No. 6 and Gulshan-e-Zia. He...

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Railways converts coaches into mobile isolation wards

Railways converts coaches into mobile isolation wards

ISLAMABAD: While the countrywide passenger train service remains suspended for an indefinite period of time, Pakistan Railways has converted all of its business class and air-conditioned sleeper coaches into mobile isolation wards to host approximately 2,000 beds for patients with novel coronavirus. These mobile isolation wards are now available and...

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PM Khan forms ‘Tiger Force’ for combating coronavirus crisis

PM Khan forms ‘Tiger Force’ for combating coronavirus crisis

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled the road map of his government to provide mass relief, particularly to the oppressed segment of society to cope with the crisis of coronavirus. Addressing the nation on Monday, he stated that the country did not have enough resources to have multibillion-dollar development...

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Edhi reopens morgues and burial facilities throughout the country

Edhi reopens morgues and burial facilities throughout the country

KARACHI: The Edhi Foundation is reopening all of its morgues and burial facilities nationwide, chairman Faisal Edhi reported Monday. He said in a video statement that the bodies of those affected by the novel coronavirus could also be brought to the welfare organization before their burial. On Friday, Edhi declared the...

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Warning issued on hoarding stocks of chloroquine, says DRAP

Warning issued on hoarding stocks of chloroquine, says DRAP

With the anti-malarial medication chloroquine phosphate believed to be a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Pakistan’s Drug Regulatory Authority (DRAP) released a strict notice on Sunday to everyone hoarding medicine stocks. It stated that reports have appeared that some people are hoarding chloroquine phosphate stocks while drug stores...

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Govt has headed in right direction, says Gandapur

Govt has headed in right direction, says Gandapur

Kashmir Affairs Minister and Gilgit-Baltistan Minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has said the government is going in the right direction when it comes to combatting coronavirus outbreak. He maintained in an official statement that the Centre is in constant contact with the administrators of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. He also...

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Second doctor tests positive for COVID-19 in three days at Islamabad hospital

Second doctor tests positive for COVID-19 in three days at Islamabad hospital

Another doctor who served at the second largest medical facility in Islamabad has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Sunday, as the COVID-19 case estimate soared to 43 in the federal capital. The doctor, who’s being trained in diabetes treatment, had shared the room of the hostel with...

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PM instructs to open all highways for goods supply

PM instructs to open all highways for goods supply

On Sunday, Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered the removal of all barriers of all national highways for goods transport and the opening to ensure a seamless and sufficient delivery of food products from farms / factories to markets in the midst of “panic buying” due to fatal coronavirus scare. He affirmed...

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Shrimp vendor identified at Wuhan market as COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

Shrimp vendor identified at Wuhan market as COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

A shrimp vendor on the Wuhan seafood market in China, where the coronavirus pandemic probably originated, has been identified as being first victims of the disease and probably the “patient zero” The novel coronavirus dispersed to all continents except Antarctica. The COVID-19 respiratory disease caused by the virus has killed thousands...

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Six causalities reported in Punjab

Six causalities reported in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has reported another death in the province from the hands of coronavirus, bringing the death toll to six on Sunday. “Sadly, we have lost another soul to COVID-19 today. A 68-year-old lady, who came from KSA and was under treatment in Rahim Yar...

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