Covid 19

Pakistan records six deaths in a day
Covid 19, National News

Pakistan records six deaths in a day

Islamabad: Pakistan recorded a total of 213 cases and six deaths on August 30, this raising the total tally of cases reported in the country so far to 295,849, and total deaths to 6,294. With another 135 recoveries, the total number of patients to have recovered from the virus in the country reached 280,682. According…

COVID-19 and its impact on behaviour
Covid 19, Opinions, Regional News

COVID-19 and its impact on behaviour

-By Dr Minhaj A Qidwai Freedom of living in a country is an opportunity, and we should be fortunate to have Pakistan to live in freedom. However, freedom brings responsibility on all of us. For our living with space, the responsibility lies on Triple S Model-‘State, Society and Self.’ The State plays its role in…

PMA recommends opening educational institutes after Independence Day, Muharram, and Rabi-ul-Awal  
Covid 19, National News

PMA recommends opening educational institutes after Independence Day, Muharram, and Rabi-ul-Awal  

KARACHI: The government has announced the opening of almost all sectors in Pakistan from 8th August, which were shut down to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to the announcement, schools and marriage halls would open in September. The government is opening all sectors for the betterment of the people; it should save…

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve
Covid 19, International News, Research

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve

ISLAMABAD: The Microsoft founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates has acknowledged Pakistan’s flattened COVID-19 curve. In an interview with CNN, Bill Gates said the situation of coronavirus in Karachi, Pakistan, but like Europe, they worked hard to bring cases down. Coronavirus cases have witnessed massive decline in Pakistan in recent days after which the Pakistan government has decided…

Global coronavirus death toll tops 700,000
Covid 19, International News

Global coronavirus death toll tops 700,000

Paris:A total of 700,489 deaths have been recorded so far around the world, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources, double the number since May 26, with 100,000 registered in just under three weeks. Europe remains the hardest hit region with 211,365 fatalities. In the Philippines, millions of people have been ordered to…

South Korea provides $800,000 aid for fight against COVID-19
Business, Covid 19

South Korea provides $800,000 aid for fight against COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: The South Korean government will provide $800,000 assistance to Pakistan to help the country fight COVID-19. South Korean Ambassador Kwak Sang Jyu recently informed Economic Affairs Division Secretary Noor Ahmed that the Korean grant in the shape of cash and equipment will be provided through the World Health Organisation (WHO) to support mitigation measures…

‘Remdesivir can reduce risk of death in severe COVID-19 cases’
Covid 19, International News, Research

‘Remdesivir can reduce risk of death in severe COVID-19 cases’

Columbia: A new analysis by Gilead Sciences has shown its antiviral remdesivir to have helped reduce the risk of death in severely ill coronavirus patients, the company recently announced. Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times, according to data in…

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