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Wasim Akhtar says "patients who need urgent treatment are being asked to find beds in other hospitals".
Organisers are seeking to cut costs related to the postponement and are also conscious of pandemic risks.
The ICC approved ‘like for like’ substitutes across all formats of international cricket to replace concussed players during matches.
The board of directors of the Manila-based lending agency had approved the emergency loan on May 19.
“The government is now seriously considering to impose a strict lockdown for three days in Quetta and other areas of the province," says Shahwani.
Pandemic will also have a spillover impact in the next fiscal year.
The use of masks has been a hot topic ever since the pandemic first emerged in China in December.
NCOC brings over 15,450 hospitals online, launches app to provide information about ventilators availability; PM urges adherence to precautionary measures.
The house was paying tribute to a member who died of Covid-19 and session was chaired by Qaiser who recently recovered from it.
Face mask to be be worn during the entire time any individual is within the court premises.
Says government preparing next budget in a way to generate more revenue and cut expenses.
"You have to protect our people and help the vulnerable," says the premier.
Populations must protect themselves from the coronavirus while authorities continue testing, says WHO spokesperson.
The daily average of positive results has climbed from 11.5pc prior to the lockdown, to 15.4pc after restrictions were eased.
Industrial sector is likely to lose one million and the remaining two million jobs will be lost in the services sector: finance ministry.
Michael White, who had contracted the coronavirus while in Iran, has been released and flown to Zurich by Iran.
The government is hatching plans to save summer tourism even as the country witnesses a rise in Covid-19 infections.
Notification says it would be in the best public interest that people without masks not be allowed in govt offices.
Shops sealed, transporters, commuters fined in different parts of province.
Administration officials conducted widespread inspections to monitor implementation of SOPs, which they said are being violated by people and businesses alike.
“Thursday was more of a warning shot."
Local health authorities and administration in Kasur forced the families to follow the SOPs.
Cabinet body told up to 25pc passengers are Covid patients.
Sindh CM says 1.7pc of the total patients have died.
Dr Azra Pechuho says situation was getting worse, warns hospitals will face shortage of beds and ventilators.
After hitting a near two-month low in early May, new coronavirus infections have been on a rising trajectory.
ICC is expected to order a temporary ban next week on using spit as a shining agent.
Athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
Gradual easing of lockdowns across the world has helped trade.
Dr Waseem nominated Leader of House in Senate; NA session to continue till Aug 13.
“Only those who test negative for coronavirus should be allowed to go home.”
PM’s aide acknowledges number of per day cases rapidly increased in last few days.
Emirates to offer flights from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad from June 8; Qatar Airways also resuming Pakistan flights.
The human cost of broken health infrastructure is rising every day.
Benazir Bhutto Hospital OPD to be turned into Covid-19 centre.
Ministry officials were busy developing content for educational radio and setting up a designated wing to promote distance learning.
Declares masks mandatory for civil servants; plans coronavirus awareness day.
Toba Tek Singh DHQ hospital’s gynae ward’s two female medical officers among those who tested positive.
Moot demands increase in international flights.
Officials also conduct raids on markets, bus stands in Dir, Shangla and Lakki.
Private schools say they can provide over 20pc concession to only those parents directly affected by pandemic.
A safety review has concluded that there is “no reason” to change the way the trials are conducted.
“Unfortunately, the Covid-19 patients are facing discrimination because their names and other personal information are being shared on social, print and electronic media"
16 employees of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research Development also test positive for Covid-19.
Health experts are not yet sure whether asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic cases are infectious.
“In these times of great uncertainty [...] the public must be allowed to express opinions," says UN rights chief.
PML-N MPA from Wazirabad and PTI MPA from Nowshera passed away from the coronavirus.
74pc of the complaints registered were reported by women.
Nearly 4,500 Swedes have died in the outbreak, a higher mortality rate than in Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Recovering from the Covid-19 economic crunch should not push climate change to secondary status.
Shops and businesses to open from “Fajr to Maghrib” five days a week but there would be complete lockdown on Tuesdays and Fridays.
We will attach Urban Search and Rescue team with NDMA for disinfection jobs, says mayor.
Says the number of confirmed patients in Punjab is 27,850 and in the last 24 hours 1,610 people tested positive for Covid-19.
Doctors allege the district administration was responsible for such a state of affairs.
Moula Bux Chandio is in isolation, says he is fine.
SOPs have been prepared for restarting online transport services.
Hu Weifeng is the sixth doctor from Wuhan Central Hospital to have died from the virus.
Remdesivir is the first drug to show improvement in Covid-19 patients in formal clinical trials.
Michelle Bachelet says Covid-19 crisis has had a worse impact on racial and ethnic minorities in US and other countries.
Cricket season was brought to a halt in March and England’s three-test series against the West Indies was pushed back from its June start.
Party has already told the federal government that if coordinated efforts were not made to prevent the spread of coronovirus.
Gear worth Rs20m has already been delivered to 12 hospitals and medical centres in various cities.
The decision has been taken in view of the increasing number of local transmission of coronavirus cases across the province.
Seroepidemiological study to be done in Islamabad before being expanded to other parts of the country.
The teenager's death has highlighted the inequalities of the lockdown, with pupils in poor, rural areas far less likely to be able to learn online.
Baloch had been shifted to the ICU of a private hospital in Karachi after his health had deteriorated.
We must work together in this crisis and beyond to ensure that maternal and child health is not neglected now or later.
“It will be a partial resumption with limited staff at the headquarters," says an official.
“If the ball is not well maintained, it’s difficult for the bowlers," says Indian paceman.
Except one all roads leading towards the high security area have been closed.
All visitors and staff members followed the standard operating procedures formulated by the court.
Air pollution reaches hazardous level on weekends.
Parks, restaurants to remain closed.
Traders were dusting shelves and tidying their shops while janitors scrubbed floors as the world-famous site welcomed visitors again.
Apart from reviewing Covid-19's impact on food security, think tank will also suggest measures that can be taken for cost-cutting.
“What happened to the formula of social distancing? Who are you and why are you sitting here,” asks Justice Gulzar.
Covid-19 cases jump to 74,320, with 1,574 deaths.
Summary sent to Buzdar reporting the possibility of around 670,000 positive cases.
PM Imran announces further easing of lockdown, places onus on people to adopt SOPs to stop virus spread
The premier also said that all Pakistani nationals stranded abroad will be repatriated to the country.
CM Buzdar had been advised to go for a complete lockdown on May 15 given the alarming spread of the virus in the metropolis.
Companies have the option to either scale down their production or seek a similar business entity to join forces.
A total of 553 patients go home in a day after recovering from Covid-19.
Police are conducting raids to arrest those involved in the CHK violence.
Failing students will also be promoted to next class.
The PCB has already agreed in principle to send the Pakistan cricket team to England for a full tour in July.
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.