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Coronavirus: Pakistan reports 1,303 COVID-19 cases in a day

Coronavirus: Pakistan reports 1,303 COVID-19 cases in a day

Pakistan reported 1,303 cases of the coronavirus on Friday, as per data from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).  The country has seen a decline in the number of coronavirus cases on a daily basis after ramping up vaccinations.  While Pakistan reported a coronavirus positivity rate of 3.21%, 47 …

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Coronavirus: Pakistan administers 10mn doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Coronavirus: Pakistan administers 10mn doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan achieved the milestone of administering 10,000,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to people on Wednesday, with federal minister Asad Umar saying the country aimed to increase this  to achieve the target of vaccinating 70 million people by December 2021.  Addressing a brief …

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Saeed Ghani says Sindh govt to start easing coronavirus curbs

Saeed Ghani says Sindh govt to start easing coronavirus curbs

Sindh’s Minister for Education Saeed Ghani announced on Thursday that the provincial government will start easing coronavirus curbs in the province. “We are headed towards reopening Sindh. Restrictions will no longer increase, rather they will be eased,” said Ghani. He added that if economic activity in Karachi is curtailed, then …

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Has WHO gone back on its findings about coronavirus?

Has WHO gone back on its findings about coronavirus?

— AFP/File A fake message has been circulating on WhatsApp groups claiming that the World Health Organisation has taken back it findings on the coronavirus pandemic. “WHO admitted its mistake completely taking a U-turn, saying that corona is a seasonal virus. It is a cold sore throat [sic] during the …

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Pakistan begins coronavirus vaccination for citizens over 18

Pakistan begins coronavirus vaccination for citizens over 18

Representational image. AFP/File ISLAMABAD: Pakistanis over 18 years can now get vaccinated for COVID-19 from today under a national vaccination plan devised by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) In this regard, NCOC chief Asad Umar had made an announcement earlier this week, saying that with this development, the …

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COVID-19 situation improving in Pakistan

COVID-19 situation improving in Pakistan

People wearing protective facemasks walk out from a Pakistan-based Chinese company in Islamabad on January 30, after instructions from Pakistani authorities to take preventive measures against the coronavirus. — AFP As the third wave of coronavirus gradually abates across the country, Pakistan on  Tuesday reported less than 2,000 infections after almost …

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Pakistan reports coronavirus positivity ratio below 5% again

Pakistan reports coronavirus positivity ratio below 5% again

Customers buy corn from a street vendor in Karachi, with only some wearing masks. — AFP/File Pakistan has now reported a positivity ratio below 5% for the sixth consecutive day, as per data from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).  The country reported a 4.81% positivity rate on Sunday with  …

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