Positivity rate falls to 5.29pc.
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Nov 29, 2020
A separate ward has been established in the Children’s Hospital to accommodate children who are displaying severe symptoms.
KP records four more virus deaths, 271 cases.
PML-N Senator Kalsoom Parveen, who was earlier admitted to a private hospital, has been put on a ventilator.
Pakistan are due to play three Twenty20 internationals and two Tests from December 18.
Pemra has directed electronic media to telecast data given by health professionals.
Today, the party’s approach to the surge in infections can be compared to that of an ostrich with its head buried in the sand.
The Punjab CM's aide questions Maryam's decision to attend the Multan rally after the death of her grandmother.
The pandemic is gaining strength fastest in Asia and Latin America, and is up by a worrying 113 percent over the week in Mexico.
Sindh govt spokesman Murtaza Wahab says CM Murad Ali Shah will discuss future plans for the fund after his recovery.
India’s economy contracted 7.5 per cent between July and September.
Fiscal deficit broadens by nearly 70pc, says finance ministry’s outlook report.
“The coronavirus is spreading dangerously, therefore the opposition should postpone PDM public meetings," he says.
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Positivity rate in Peshawar has crossed 19pc; national positivity rate recorded to be 7.2pc.
"Co-operation and compliance are critical in ensuring New Zealand is kept safe from Covid-19," the health ministry says.
The number of infected health workers due to coronavirus in Pakistan has crossed 10,000, according to an official report.
Passengers and crew members have also been asked to wear face masks throughout the flight.
VCs have been authorised to allow small groups of individuals on campus subject to implementation of SOPs.
Official says health experts received three cases of reinfection at the start of the first wave in March and April.
“I don’t have any issues with apologising for the course of events, because mistakes have been made," she says.
The holiday is being celebrated at a time of severe economic strain for millions of Americans.
Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell have been brought into the Test squad to replace Ajaz Patel and Colin de Grandhomme.
Officials say about 7,000 of the 10,000 participants have already been inoculated.
The positivity rate has been recorded at over 7 per cent.
Team receives "final warning" from New Zealand health authorities for flouting quarantine rules.
Senator Faisal Javed questions the "cruelty" behind calling people out on the streets while addressing them via video link.
"All fundamental economic indicators reflected significant improvement before Covid-19," he says.
The manufacturing of personal protective equipment has become a cottage industry in the country.
Covid-19 has had an excessive effect on two sectors — tourism and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, report says.
Asks nation to join hands with government to defeat second wave of coronavirus.
The pattern of new cases is similar to the previous wave as the same districts are recording more cases which remained epicentres.
He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Debo village amid hundreds of relatives and supporters.
The coronavirus pandemic forced the ICC to reschedule three of their world tournaments.
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All infected officials are currently in quarantine, says Pims joint executive director.
CJP Gulzar Ahmed directs lawyer to immediately leave the court after saying he was "playing with others' lives".
The country has reported 59 coronavirus deaths during the last 24 hours.
The number of doctors and paramedics having contracted the disease has surpassed 10,000.
Japan has experienced an uptick of infections this month with a nationwide daily total exceeding 2,000.
Authorities have imposed fines on only 54 people across the city over a two-week period.
The provincial govt had proposed closing primary schools in the first phase of the strategy to contain the second wave.
Previously daily death toll was just six to eight but it has risen to 48 now, according to PM’s aide.
The education dept has proposed the move as access to internet is not available in most parts of the province.
Hundreds of shops, business centres and banquet halls were sealed for violating Covid-19 SOPs.
The holding of second such event within a year by WEF "is a recognition of Pakistan’s positive economic trajectory": FO.
After pounding big US cities in the spring, Covid-19 now has engulfed rural and small-town America.
The health ministry has dismissed any link to the PM's reported visit to the futuristic Red Sea city of Neom on Sunday.
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Dawn.com reached out to Dr Faisal Mahmood, head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Aga Khan University.
Spokesman for doctors' body points out that OPDs are flooded with patients where no masks and sanitisers are provided to them.
Associations, owners reject schools’ closure decision.
Police close entry and exit points of the locked down localities with barbed wire.
At present, 12 govt and private hospitals have allocated isolation wards, 362 beds and 69 ventilators for Covid-19 patients.
New report shows that 1,004 schoolchildren have tested positive for the virus during the last two months.
PMA warns if situation worsens, most healthcare workers will not be available as they would themselves be in quarantine.
Calls for NCC meeting to take decisions about Covid.
Commercial banks, cement and oil & gas marketing companies were the top losers during intra-day trade.
Shafqat Mahmood says "home learning" to continue from Nov 26 to Dec 24, followed by winter vacations till Jan 10.
AJK has the highest while Punjab has the lowest positivity rate in the country.
Hospitalisation due to virus registers 100pc spike.
Positivity ratio in educational institutions stands at almost 2pc.
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“Asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic infected wearers are estimated to account for more than 50pc of transmissions,” says CDC.
Premier says there was a 200pc increase in the number of patients on ventilators in Peshawar and Multan during the last 15 days.
G20 nations push for global access to anti-coronavirus vaccines.
Experts call for complete lockdown in virus hotspots to prevent ‘disaster’.
Ratio of young people infected with virus in Rawalpindi district high.
Governor regrets it has become a norm for the opposition to give priority to political and personal interests before any issue.
Minister claims "zero pressure" on him from both sides.
17 more patients die overnight in Sindh due to Covid-19.
The group’s leaders face mounting pressure to help stave off possible credit defaults across developing nations.
Opposition terms the government more dangerous than the pandemic; JI also announces to hold already scheduled rally in Swat.
Company claims the technology "can be path-breaking to conduct screening of a large number of patients in a limited time".
Passengers from the countries placed in categories B and C shall be required to provide a negative RT-PCR test.
The positivity rate of the virus in Multan has reached 19.9pc and 17.7pc in Rawalpindi.
A smart lockdown will be imposed in districts East, West, Central and South; Korangi and Malir will go under a ‘micro lockdown’.
“In hindsight, it was probably a pretty good time to go through something like that," the 32-year-old says.
Committee allows Ministry of Economic Affairs to formally request G20 countries for extension in Covid-19-related debt relief.
PPP's Dr Nafeesa Shah claims the govt is trying to hide behind the coronavirus pandemic.
Health experts say second coronavirus wave appears to be "more severe", suggest intermittent lockdowns.
Peshawar DC says a public gathering "is likely to further increase the spread of life-threatening virus".
The world's second worst hit country has now also registered more than 132,000 deaths from the disease.
Currently, 43 of the 70 ventilators allocated for Covid-19 patients are occupied.
Officials say the positivity rate in schools is just 0.23 percent.
Nearly 50 tests were conducted before players and support staff entered their bio-secure base in Cape Town.
New cases in India have dipped to less than half in recent weeks from a peak of 100,000 infections a day in September.
Balochistan is the only province that does not have any patient on a ventilator.
Marriage halls move PHC against ‘discrimination’.
Lockdown to remain in force till Nov 28.
Says parties in the Pakistan Democratic Movement are divided on various issues.
The move is aimed at limiting interaction between passengers and the crew due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.
Restrictions have been imposed in several areas in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sargodha and Bhakkar.
The decision to revive the isolation facility at Expo Centre will be taken later.
Demonstration mirrors similar protests across Europe against virus restrictions some see as a violation of their civil rights.