20 coronavirus cases confirmed in a day in Pakistan

20 coronavirus cases confirmed in a day in Pakistan

On Sunday, 20 more people were confirmed positive for the coronavirus, the highest number reported in the country in a single day, pushing the count to 53. The first case of coronavirus has emerged in Punjab, Sindh’s tally has reached 35 with 18 new patients, and another individual has been...

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One more coronavirus case confirmed in Sindh

One more coronavirus case confirmed in Sindh

On Friday, the Sindh health department has confirmed one more coronavirus case in the province. The provincial Health and Population Welfare Department made the confirmation in a post on Twitter. The positive diagnosis in Sindh today takes the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan to 21. Two people tested positive...

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife diagnosed with coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife diagnosed with coronavirus

The wife of Canadian premier Justin Trudeau has been diagnosed with the pandemic coronavirus. The Prime Minister´s office said in a statement. “Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau was tested for COVID-19 today. The test came back positive.” “Following medical advice, she will remain in isolation for the time being. She is feeling well,...

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First Pakistani coronavirus patient in Italy dies

First Pakistani coronavirus patient in Italy dies

On Wednesday, the first Pakistani patient of the novel coronavirus has died in an Italian town, the Foreign Office said. Aisha Farooqui, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that one Imtiaz Ahmad, a 61-year-old man, has died of the disease in Brescia, an Italian town in the northern Italian...

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WHO dubs coronavirus ‘a pandemic’

WHO dubs coronavirus ‘a pandemic’

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization termed the novel coronavirus a “pandemic” which has killed more than 4,000 people and the infected toll hiked above 120,000 globally. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, while addressing a news conference, said the number of cases outside of China has mounted 13-fold in the...

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Coronavirus cases have doubled within 24 hours: Dr Zafar Mirza

On Tuesday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that 11 new cases of coronavirus emerged from Sindh in two days. Dr Mirza said that although coronavirus cases have doubled in the last 24 hours, there’s no need to panic as all coronavirus cases had...

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Pakistan confirms 7th coronavirus case

Pakistan confirms 7th coronavirus case

Special assistant to the prime minister on National Health Services, Dr Zafar Mirza, said has confirmed that another patient has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Karachi. “This is the seventh case in Pakistan though one has already recovered and discharged, while another one is ready to be discharged,”...

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Steps being taken to deal with coronavirus: Zafar Mirza

Steps being taken to deal with coronavirus: Zafar Mirza

On Thursday, Dr Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, said that concrete measures were being taken to counter novel coronavirus in Pakistan. Dr Mirza advised people not to get panicked after discovery of some coronavirus cases in Pakistan, saying that the government was committed...

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Death of woman in Karachi govt hospital was due to allergic reaction: autopsy report

Death of woman in Karachi govt hospital was due to allergic reaction: autopsy report

A young woman, whose family had alleged that she was drugged, raped and poisoned to death at a government hospital in Korangi on April 18, died of a life-threatening allergic reaction, officials said on Wednesday. Based on the report of a chemical examiner, they also ruled out the possibility of sexual assault....

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Medicine prices reduced after government orders

Medicine prices reduced after government orders

According to sources, Chief Drug Controller has informed all the chemists that the government has reduced the prices of 395 drugs, therefore, they must change these medicines with distributors. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan while speaking to media on Tuesday said that...

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