Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 cases

Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 cases

A healthcare worker administering the coronavirus test on a patient. Photo: fileISLAMABAD: The coronavirus positivity rate in Pakistan remained below 5% for the second consecutive day on Sunday, as coronavirus cases in the country continue to decline. According to the latest statistics of the National Command and Operation Centre‚Äôs (NCOC), Pakistan has recorded 2,580 new … Read more

Pakistan receives another 4m doses of Covid vaccines

Pakistan receives another 4m doses of Covid vaccines

Another consignment of one million Sinopharm and three million Sinovac doses reached Pakistan on Wednesday, according to the National Disaster Management Authority. The vaccines have been handed over to the Ministry of National Health. Pakistan has immunised over 71 million people across the country so far. This accounts for only 25% of the total population. … Read more

Additional Covid-19 curbs lifted in 18 districts of KP, Punjab and Islamabad: Asad Umar – Pakistan

Additional Covid-19 curbs lifted in 18 districts of KP, Punjab and Islamabad: Asad Umar - Pakistan

Federal Minister for Development, Planning and Special Initiatives Asad Umar announced on Tuesday the lifting of additional non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) in 18 of 24 districts where the restrictions were enforced earlier this month in the wake of high coronavirus prevalence. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation … Read more