Coronavirus in Pakistan: Live updates

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Coronavirus in Pakistan: Live updates

Live updates on coronavirus in Pakistan


The Pakistani well being authorities on Wednesday confirmed two optimistic instances of COVID-19 or novel Coronavirus within the nation, saying each the individuals examined optimistic for the deadly virus, one every in Karachi and Islamabad.

Both of them had traveled to Iran for pilgrimage to holy websites and on their return to the nation, they examined optimistic for the illness.

In view of the emergent scenario, each Sindh and Balochistan governments have closed down all tutorial establishments.


Murad constitutes activity pressure

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has shaped a activity pressure to cope with the difficulty, a spokesperson mentioned on Thursday.

It would function underneath the supervision of the chief minister.

The activity pressure includes chief secretary, secretary well being, commissioner Karachi and different officers. 

The chief minister additionally directed the  authorities to display screen all those that have traveled to Iran prior to now few days.  He was knowledgeable in a gathering that  1,500 individuals have been recognized who’ve arrived from Iran.


Saudi Arabia has imposed ban on Pakistanis  vacationers

Saudi Arabia has imposed ban on Pakistanis touring to the Gulf nation on Umrah and go to visas until additional orders, Geo News reported.

Earlier, Riyadh has suspending entry to the Kingdom for the aim of Umrah and visiting the Prophet’s Mosque briefly.


Isolation wards

In Karachi, three isolation wards have been established at Civil, Jinnah and Aga Khan hospitals to deal with the sufferers contaminated with coronavirus, Radio Pakistan reported.

Sindh Minister for Information, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah mentioned in an interview that Provincial Disaster Management Authority have additionally been requested to take steps on this regard.



Schools closed

Sindh and Balochitan governments have introduced that each one the tutorial establishments will stay closed  as a precautionary measure.

Control room established at Commissioner  Karachi workplace

An Emergency Control Room has been established at Commissioner House Karachi to cope with any unanticipated scenario.

Telephone nos: 021-99204405, 021-99206565, 021-99203443, 021-99204405

Mobile No: 0316-0111712

Federal govt Helpline: 1166


Screening ordered for all of the passengers  travelling from Quetta

The Civil Aviation Authority has issued directives for the screening of all of the passengers travelling from Quetta airport to different elements of the nation.


Shortage of face masks

Soon  after it was confirmed that the virus has reached Pakistan protecting gear disappeared from the market. The field which was accessible  on the value of Rs400 available in the market is being offered at Rs2000.