Companies have the option to either scale down their production or seek a similar business entity to join forces.
Wazir says no one talks about KP's high recovery rate
VIDEO: Number of cases increasing due to the return of overseas Pakistanis, says Wazir
Novel coronavirus losing potency, says top Italian doctor
Moscow eases lockdown despite high virus caseload
Armenian PM Pashinyan tests positive for coronavirus
Cricket came to a halt on March 13 in Sri Lanka.
Daily temperature checks, no spectators, fewer on-court officials all being considered options.
British government officials have confirmed cricket and other sports will be able to resume from today.
Relaxed rules for treatment of bad loans in wake of Covid-19 may help banks in the second quarter.
Cases in the province cross 10,000 mark.
“No laboratory testing has been made since May 26 due to non-provision of consumables."
Threatens wider protests if govt fails to rescue expats.
Procedure will be similar to traffic rules violations, fine will range from Rs100 to Rs3,000.
Pakistan banned the import due to ‘serious destructive and virulent quarantine disease’.
Worshippers were instructed to bring their own prayer mats and to perform ablution at home.
Government decides to enhance domestic flights operation.
Much of the world is moving at varying speeds to lift lockdowns that have wrecked economies.
The death toll also jumped by 79 during the past 24 hours to cross the 1,500 mark.
Govt expects impact of SOPs violations during Eid to be felt by mid-June.
SAPM Dr Zafar Mirza urges people not to share unsubstantiated information.
Hospital's medical superintendent says doctors were "only following SOPs issued by the govt".
"I have tested positive of Covid-19 & have isolated myself at home as per advice by medics," the minister says.
WHO official says "jury out" on whether previous coronavirus infections can prevent people from contracting Covid-19.
Appeals to public to realise gravity of the situation and be careful in their day-to-day matters and social behaviour.
Worshippers will have to follow safety guidelines in churches, temples and gurdwaras to prevent virus.
Federal govt offices to remain open from 10am to 4pm from Monday to Thursday and 10am to 1pm on Fridays.
Experts say drug under trial internationally, no scientific evidence available although some support use of tocilizumab.
Minister says even if schools followed SOPs, they were not implemented in vans.
Patients from other districts cannot reach JPMC, NICH and CHK because of lack of public transport.
Hospital's focal person says police should be deployed outside Covid ward, security guards cannot handle situation alone.
Russia reports a record increase in fatalities.
Ban seating in common areas and face coverings mandatory at all times.
Developing and some small nations fear rich countries pumping resources into finding vaccines will muscle their way to the front of the queue, once a candidate succeeds.
Both Champions League and Europa League were put on hold at the last-16 stage in March due to the coronavirus pandemicis season’s Champions League and Europa League competitions by playing all...
Australia is scheduled to host the tournament in October and November.
Province to declare government employees who die of coronavirus while performing their duties martyrs.
“The UK stands with you in these difficult times.” says UK Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth Lord Ahmad.
PPP Senator Rehman Malik says all provincial chief ministers should also be invited to the conference.
Company asks authorities for urgent regulatory approval.
Both national and foreign airlines would be allowed to operate from all international airports of Pakistan, with the exception of Gwadar and Turbat.
Woman doctor among five medical practitioners who lost their lives in same period
Authorities said they were not clear if the monkeys had spilled the blood samples.
According to the federal health ministry's data, Dr Sana Fatima is the first frontline medic in Punjab to die from the virus.
"The presence of diabetic complications and increased age increase the risk of death," researchers say.
Province has 200 isolation wards for Covid-19 patients with the capacity of 5,598 beds, says Wazir.
Dedicated facility for Covid-19 patients to be completed in four to six weeks to avoid choking existing hospitals.
The deceased include a senior broadcast engineer and an Urdu newscaster.
Traders warn many businesses will close down forever if lockdown is not lifted.
Zafar Mirza says NCC will meet on June 1 to review situation.
“Ration has been distributed among 238,000 people so far through deputy commissioners,” says Liaquat Shahwani.
Out of Pakistan’s 46 museums, 37 have been shut, representing over 84pc closure.
Addressing a world event online, Imran shares his vision on possible ways to address debt issue, financial challenges facing developing countries.
Save the Children and Unicef say nearly two-thirds of affected children live in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia
Sindh working on increasing hospitals' capacity for Covid-19 patients in Karachi as space running out
Karachi has reported 20,193 cases out of the total number of cases reported in Sindh.
The US unemployment rate reached 14.7 per cent in April, the highest since the Great Depression.
He was in home isolation but was shifted to the hospital five days ago after his condition worsened.
Intelligence services are using geo-fencing and phone-monitoring systems to track Covid-19 patients and their contacts.
Seoul and nearby cities in recent weeks have re-closed thousands of entertainment venues to slow virus spread.
While renewables are likely to fare better than oil, any swift economic recovery could create a global fuel crunch.
More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Banks and retailers are posting strong gains on hopes that life can inch back toward normal.
China’s economy has shown patchy signs of recovery as it reopens after several weeks of tough virus lockdowns.
Actemra priced at Rs60,000 to be given twice to patients under treatment in ICU.
The India-Pakistan border has been sealed due to the lockdown following the coronavirus pandemic.
KP CM aide says shops, markets in province to open from Monday to Thursday only.
SHOs of Naseerabad, Civil Lines and Taxila were among those who tested positive.
Lady doctor fails to arrange ventilator for her uncle.
699 more people test positive for coronavirus, six die.
ICC spokesperson says no decision regarding postponement of T20 World Cup has been taken.
Since last week, players have been working in smaller groups and avoiding contact.
This is the first time Bach has consulted IOC members since the Covid-19 outbreak,
So far 882 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Sindh.
Investing in a cohesive, localised public health communication strategy will be essential in the coming months.
From US President Donald Trump to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, global decision-makers have frequently set bad examples.
Hayatabad Medical Complex says patient inflow has increased 3 to 4 times in the last two weeks.
Announcement comes two days after WHO said it was pausing a large trial due to safety concerns.
3,600 people at a facility are being tested after 36 cases were traced back to it.
JI chief says Covid-19 patients are being ‘treated’ like terrorists.
“The transfusion of plasma from recovered Covid-19 cases helps with the fast recovery of patients,” says Ajmal Wazir.
The marquee owner and manager managed their escape.
1,296 ventilator available at the state-run teaching hospitals of Punjab, 40 of which are non-functional.
After Badar’s positive report, Shahbaz has also been asked to get tested for corona.
Infodemic — a deluge of information, including widespread false claims — experts say can pose a serious threat to public health.
Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova says Grand Slam "doesn't deserve" to be played in empty courts.
ICC has recommended a ban on using saliva on the ball as an interim measure to combat Covid-19 threat.
Bowlers traditionally get the ball to move in the air by shining one side using sweat or saliva.
Many companies in Pakistan have orders on hold and are waiting for green signals to go ahead.
Under the financing plan for the programme, the AIIB will provide $500m, while the ADB loan will amount to $500m.
Payoneer’s report finds post-pandemic market highly competitive with more workers turning to freelancing.
But the kingdom is yet to make any announcement about Haj.
Cummings’ decision to travel during lockdown has prompted fury among some in Britain.
Over 5.5 million cases reported across the world.
Stops clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as possible cure of coronavirus.
Opposition wants parliamentary oversight of fund utililastion; Shahbaz calls for convening CCI meeting.
The WHO says it has "has implemented a temporary pause... while the safety data is reviewed".
With the global economy battered, governments are scrambling to provide relief to businesses and citizens wearying of mass confinement.
Says epidemics often come in waves, which means virus could come back later this year in places where first wave has subsided.
Turkish president offers Eid greetings, condoles loss of lives in Karachi plane crash, says PMO.
"I want to warn Pakistanis that if you don't take precautionary measures, this crisis could turn into a huge tragedy."
"Dr Kazim Niaz has been working day and night against the coronavirus outbreak," says KP CM Mahmood Khan.