Pakistan reports 26 deaths from COVID-19, infected cases climb to 2215 1

Pakistan reports 26 deaths from COVID-19, infected cases climb to 2215

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The Pakistani authorities reported 26 new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday, with a total number of 2,215.

According to details, 845 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 709 in Sindh, 253 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 184 in Gilgit-Baltistan,164 in Balochistan, 54 in Islamabad and six in Azad Kashmir.

So far, 82 patients have recovered in the country while 10 are in critical condition. 

Countrywide lockdown to continue till April 14

To stop the spread of the coronavirus, the National Coordination Committee (NCC) has decided to extend the national embargo until April 14.

Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar has announced that freight shipments of food will remain open and medicines will be available to the public in all four provinces of the country.

Resumption of the return flight from April 3 to restore stranded Pakistani

Authorities have announced that international operations will resume from April 3 to return Pakistanis stranded abroad as a result of an outbreak of the corona virus.

Domestic flights, however, remain suspended until the next order.

PM Imran can assess the rate of increase in coronavirus cases within a week

Prime Minister Imran Khan said the situation of the coronavirus in Pakistan may be exacerbated, but the pace of the matter can be determined within a week.

At the opening of the State General Hospital in Rawalpindi, the Prime Minister said that since January the government has been preparing to fight the corona virus.

He said that global demand for medical supplies and safety equipment for coronavirus treatment has increased.

Prime Minister Imran said that doctors, nurses and other medical personnel are on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus and will be provided with the necessary protective equipment to ensure their safety and health.

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