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Pakistan identifies 20 cities as coronavirus hotspots
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Pakistan identifies 20 cities as coronavirus hotspots

ISLAMABAD: The government has recently announced that 20 cities have been identified as potential Covid-19 hotspots/clusters where restrictive measures are needed to contain the virus in line with the prime minister’s smart lockdown policy. Of the 20 cities, six are in Sindh (Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Ghotki, Larkana and Khairpur), eight in Punjab(Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sialkot,…

Coronavirus cases cross 100,000 marks in Pakistan
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Coronavirus cases cross 100,000 marks in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The recent surge in the novel coronavirus has recently claimed 458 more lives besides infecting at least 26,853 more people during the last one week only, thus surpassing 100,000 and 2,000 number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and related deaths across the country, respectively. Earlier, the tally of Covid-19 confirmed cases had jumped to 101,468,…

Minister dies of coronavirus in Sindh
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Minister dies of coronavirus in Sindh

KARACHI: Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, Sindh’s Minister for human settlement, died recently after testing positive for coronavirus more than three weeks ago, officials and his family sources said. The 55-year-old senior member of the Pakistan Peoples Party, who was elected member of the Sindh Assembly from the party’s stronghold of PS-88 (Malir), tested positive for Covid-19…

Is Pakistan dental community ready for CORONAVIRUS?
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Is Pakistan dental community ready for CORONAVIRUS?

The contagious nature of the COVID-19 due to its easy spread and sustainably in the community has compelled a number of countries to go in partial or complete lock down, halting the social life and affecting the global economy. While nations continue to work professionally from home, the dental community faces a similar situation. By…

Coronavirus positive woman gives birth at DUHS
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Coronavirus positive woman gives birth at DUHS

KARACHI: A 35-year-old coronavirus positive mother has given birth to a baby at the Dow University Hospital, Ojha campus. A DUHS spokesperson said that the woman was diagnosed with the viral disease after developing symptoms a week ago. She recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Both mother and child are doing well. The…

Coronavirus claims five more lives in Sindh
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Coronavirus claims five more lives in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has registered five more deaths in the Sindh province due to the coronavirus, out of which four were recorded in Karachi and one in Larkana. Media Coordinator to the Health Minister, Meeran Yousuf, said that a total of 176 deaths had been registered across the province out of which 154…

Coronavirus cases tally rises to 10,000 nationwide
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Coronavirus cases tally rises to 10,000 nationwide

ISLAMABAD: The nationwide Covid-19 cases surpassed the 10,000 mark with 17 more people dying in one day. Meanwhile, Dr Zafar Mirza warned that the Covid-19 situation during the month of Ramazan could become serious. “It will be a time in which every person should do self-accountability if he/she is contributing to the spread of disease…

AKU launches coronavirus self-screening app
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AKU launches coronavirus self-screening app

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University has launched CoronaCheck, a new mobile app that enables Pakistanis to easily and safely evaluate symptoms with an in-home screening tool and understand the next steps to look after themselves. The app uses an interactive chatbot, driven by artificial intelligence, which allows users to understand their symptoms, recognize whether they…

Coronavirus Vaccine: Is it worth the hype?
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Coronavirus Vaccine: Is it worth the hype?

COVID-19 virus has spread around the world and everyone is living in fear. There is nothing which can counter coronavirus at this moment. Scientists are working their best on developing a Coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible. By Suhaib Ahsan Vaccines are complex to make Vaccines work by assisting the immune system to make antibodies…

Coronavirus cases jump to 1,865 in Pakistan
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Coronavirus cases jump to 1,865 in Pakistan

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has confirmed 29 more coronavirus cases in the Sindh province in the past 24 hours, taking the reported case toll to 469 in the province. Media Coordinator to the Health Minister, Meeran Yousuf, said that a total of 469 coronavirus patients had been reported across the Sindh province so far,…

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