Covid 19

1,089 new COVID-19 cases emerge in Sindh
Covid 19, National News

1,089 new COVID-19 cases emerge in Sindh

KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah recently said the coronavirus claimed 31 more lives, lifting the death toll to 1,826 while infecting 1,089 others, raising the tally to 106,622. In a statement issued here from the CM House, he said that overnight 8,929 samples were tested which detected 1,089 cases, constituting a 12 per…

Russia completes human trials of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Russia completes human trials of COVID-19 Vaccine

After Brazil was the first emerging market to get a test drive of the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine, it’s Russia that is the first to complete human trials. Elena Smolyarchuk, the chief researcher for the Russian Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenov University, told TASS newswire on Sunday that human trials for the…

COVID-19 cases start to ‘decline’ in Punjab
Covid 19, National News

COVID-19 cases start to ‘decline’ in Punjab

LAHORE: The number of new reported coronavirus-positive cases and related deaths has started dropping in Punjab, as 1,523 new cases were reported in the province recently as compared to 2,538 previous days, while Covid-19 claimed 60 lives as compared to 82 earlier. In Lahore too, the number of new cases was 728 as compared to…

Pakistan signs $1.5bn loan agreements to fight COVID-19
Covid 19, National News

Pakistan signs $1.5bn loan agreements to fight COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan recently witnessed the signing ceremony of $1.5 billion loan agreements with three international financial institutions for combating the Covid-19 crisis. According to the Prime Minister Office, the agreements were signed with the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ABB) and Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB). An agreement is related to…

Expert answers COVID-19 queries on self-isolation and more
Covid 19, Interviews

Expert answers COVID-19 queries on self-isolation and more

By Dr Muattar Hanif As the pandemic continues to affect the world, many people have turned to Google to answer their queries about coronavirus. The most burning topic these days have been self-isolation. While reliable sources are working hard to communicate correct information, but at times the messages are not reached to people. This could be attributed…

PMDC all set to allocate free beds for COVID patients
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PMDC all set to allocate free beds for COVID patients

LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has initiated a proposal to invoke special clauses for treatment of Covid-19 patients at the country’s over 110 leading private sector hospitals attached to the recognised medical and dental colleges. The PMDC has called a meeting recently in Islamabad to discuss one-point plan, i.e., provision of free…

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