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Pakistan sounds alarm as 105 more succumb to coronavirus

Pakistan sounds alarm as 105 more succumb to coronavirus

A municipal worker in Karachi hands out bags of food — part of government efforts to help those who’ve lost their livelihood during Pakistan’s lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. AFP Photo ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus situation is worsening in the country with each passing day as Pakistan reported …

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Cambridge says all coronavirus SOPs will be followed in 2021 exam

Cambridge says all coronavirus SOPs will be followed in 2021 exam

Cambridge International Examinations  is coordinating with British Council  in a bid to inform schools, students, and parents, that it will strictly implement all coronavirus safety measures.   Last month, Cambridge had announced that all O Level and IGCSE exams would start from 10 May 2021 in Pakistan. Cambridge International AS & …

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‘All citizens can register for coronavirus vaccines after Eid’

'All citizens can register for coronavirus vaccines after Eid'

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar. — AFP/File Chief of the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar has announced all citizens will be able to register themselves for a coronavirus vaccine after Eid. According to a report on Dawn, the Minister for Planning, Development and …

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Minister assured of SOPs compliance during Cambridge exams

Minister assured of SOPs compliance during Cambridge exams

Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood meeting with chiefs of British Council and Cambridge in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood was assured by the British Council Pakistan on Thursday that the body will ensure that all coronavirus standard operating procedures are followed during the upcoming O and A level …

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Coronavirus death toll surges past 15,000 mark in Pakistan

Coronavirus death toll surges past 15,000 mark in Pakistan

With 102 new cases, Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll crossed the 15,000 mark, while the number of COVID-19 cases crossed the 700,000 mark on Wednesday. According to the NCOC’S data, the country reported 4,004 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with a positivity ratio of 9.6%. Since the beginning …

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Coronavirus in Pakistan: 103 more succumb to virus

Coronavirus in Pakistan: 103 more succumb to virus

Customers buy corn from a street vendor in Karachi, with only some wearing masks. — AFP/File ISLAMABAD: In the last 24 hours, Pakistan has reported over 100 deaths from coronavirus, taking the death tally close to 15,000,  the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Tuesday. The country reported 3,953 …

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Coronavirus: Punjab suspends physical classes 1-8 till Eid

Coronavirus: Punjab suspends physical classes 1-8 till Eid

The Punjab government has suspended in-person classes for students of classes one to eight till Eid.  Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas took to Twitter on Tuesday, shortly after the important National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) meeting held earlier today to review the fate of schools as Pakistan’s cntinues to …

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