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Police plans to conduct massive coronavirus testing
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Police plans to conduct massive coronavirus testing

RAWALPINDI: Following a surge in coronavirus cases in the district police, the city police officer (CPO) has decided to conduct testing of personnel on a massive scale, recently. CPO Mohammad Ahsan Younas said 12 police officials had so far tested positive and a majority of them had been deployed at quarantine centers during the lockdown….

593 new coronavirus cases surface across Sindh; 18 more dead
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593 new coronavirus cases surface across Sindh; 18 more dead

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that 4064 tests were conducted, which produced 14.6 percent or 593 positive cases. “We have conducted 99,117 tests against which diagnosed 12,610 cases as positive, which were 12.7 percent of the total cases.” Talking about causalities, Murad Shah said that 18 patients died, which was the…

Coronavirus claims 180 lives in Sindh
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Coronavirus claims 180 lives in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Department has registered four more deaths in the Sindh province, out of which three were reported in Karachi and one in Hyderabad. Media Coordinator to the Health Minister, Meeran Yousuf, informed that a total of 180 deaths had been registered across the province out of which 157  deaths were recorded in…

Staff nurse succumbs to coronavirus in Karachi 
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Staff nurse succumbs to coronavirus in Karachi 

KARACHI: A staff nurse working at a private sector hospital of Karachi recently succumbed to the coronavirus. The male staff nurse contracted the viral infection at a private hospital and was moved to the Indus Hospital Karachi for treatment. Later, he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital…

Coronavirus makes way into the rural areas of Sindh
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Coronavirus makes way into the rural areas of Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in a recent video message released from the Chief Minister House, said that for the first time, his government has conducted over 4,112 tests against which 335 new cases emerged while seven patients succumbed to the COVID-19 infection. He said that so far, 48,061 tests have been…

Coronavirus patient commits suicide at JMPC
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Coronavirus patient commits suicide at JMPC

KARACHI: An under treatment coronavirus patient committed suicide at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Sources at the JPMC noted that a 31-year-old coronavirus suspected patient, resident of Landhi Town, was admitted to Isolation Ward on the second floor for the past couple of days. The patient jumped from the third floor of the building in…

Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations
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Coronavirus Outbreak and Blood Donations

The Corona virus outbreak has impacted the world badly and has resulted in a huge number of deaths. Due to its nature of total shut down and stay at home precautions many of the vital challenges have risen due to lack of mobility and activity. One such challenge is the depletion of blood in local…

Faisal Edhi tests positive for coronavirus
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Faisal Edhi tests positive for coronavirus

Islamabad: Social worker and head of Edhi Foundation Faisal Edhi has been tested positive for coronavirus, recently. According to details, Faisal Edhi’s coronavirus test was conducted in Islamabad. Earlier, Faisal Edhi had met Prime Minister Imran Khan and presented him a cheque of Rs10 million for Corona Relief Fund. In a video message, the charity foundation’s…

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