Coronavirus Updates: In Pakistan and Around the World 22 March

Coronavirus Updates: In Pakistan and Around the World 22 March

Coronavirus In Pakistan – Latest Updates On Coronavirus March 22
Coronavirus Cases in Pakistan:
Total confirmed cases: 777
Sindh: 333
Punjab: 222
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 31
Balochistan: 108
Islamabad Capital Territory: 11
Gilgit-Baltistan: 71
AJK: 01
Deaths: 05
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 03
Sindh: 01
Balochistan 01

Balochistan reports first death, Nationwide tally of confirmed cases reaches 777

Fourth Coronavirus patient recovered in Sindh : Murtaza Wahab

Murtaza Wahab representative of Sindh government announced that one more patient of the coronavirus had recovered in Sindh and tested negative.
“4th patient of corona virus in Sindh has recovered & tested negative twice. This case is another ray of hope for us since the person was under home isolation. Alhamdolillah,” he tweeted.

Bilawal advises federal government to review its policy

Chairman Of The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari On Sunday Demanded The Federal Government To Review Its Decision Not To Impose A Lock-Down All Over Pakistan Amid Epidemic Outbreak Of Coronavirus.

Sindh Government Shared Details Of Provincial Lock-Down For 15 Days

The notification states:

“There shall be a complete ban on movement of people including intercity and inter provincial travel or gatherings of any kind for social religious or any other purpose at any place public or private including all offices public or private situated within the territorial limits of province of Sindh except following:

  1. Personnel related to Health services
  2. Personnel related to Law enforcement agencies
  3. Personnel related to essential services going to their offices
  4. Persons going out to buy groceries and medicines
  5. Necessary and unavoidable religious rites like Namaz-e-Janaza/Burial”
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Fourth Coronavirus Death In Pakistan , Nationwide Tally Of Confirmed Cases Reaches 691

Fourth coronavirus death in Paistan , Nationwide tally of confirmed cases reaches 691. Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) CM on Information Ajmal Wazir has announced the country’s fourth death from the coronavirus on Sunday. The tally of confirmed coronairus cases in Pakistan has rose to 691.

Coronavirus Crisis: PM Imran To Address Regarding Country-Wide Lockdown
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan says that PM Imran Khan will shortly address the nation regarding lockdown to be imposed all across Pakistan to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

Taking to Twitter, on Sunday, Firdous Ashiq wrote, “Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation today in the context of the challenge faced by the nation during COVID 19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Pandemic: CM Murad Ali Shah Announces Lock Down In Sindh
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced lockdown in province in order to fight against the deadly coronavirus.

In a statement issued after a meeting, the chief minister said we are taking this important decision in the interest of people and hoped that the public will support the government.

The Sindh government on Saturday sought Pakistan Army’s help to deal with the deadly virus.

Coronavirus: Complete Lockdown In Sindh, Army On Standby
Sindh government has decided to go for complete lock down to cope with coronavirus in the province and also put army on standby to assist the crisis of pandemic.

According to the details, Government of sindh issued the notification.

Time To Take Some Tough Decisions On Coronavirus: Murtaza Wahab
Chief Minister Sindh’s law adviser Murtaza Wahab said that its time to take some tough decision in a wake of rising cases of coronavirus in Sindh.

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Murtaza Wahab took to Twitter and wrote that chief minister Murad Ali Shah had discussed with Corps Commander Karachi, Governor Sindh, DG Rangers and IG Sindh the prospect of implementing the government’s decision “of keeping people at their homes”.

“Sindh government will ensure that grocery & medical shops remain open,” he added.

Coronavirus In Pakistan: Section 144 Imposed In Islamabad Amid Coronavirus
Islamabad administration has decided to impose Section 144 in Islamabad on Saturday, as fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in the country.

Section 144 has been imposed in the province as shopping malls and restaurants have been ordered to close by 10:00pm in the city. However, milk shops, meat shops as well as tandoors and grocery stores have been exempted.


Coronavirus In Pakistan: Nationwide Cases Rises To 730

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 730 after new cases have been reported on Saturday from many parts of the country.

Sindh is the most affected with the pandemic as total reported cases rose to of 396. 89 new patients who have tested positive with the virus in Sukkur, the provincial health department said.

Coronavirus: Picnic Spots Shopping Malls Closed In Punjab For Two Days

Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has announced that picnic spots and shopping malls will remain closed in the province for 2 days, as coronavirus cases continues to surge in Punjab and other provinces.

In a press conference, the CM Buzdar said that the decision will come into force from Saturday, 08:00pm. CM appealed to the public to socially distance themselves and stay indoors to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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“This is not a lockdown. The logic behind the decision is to maintain social distancing,” he said.

Coronavirus: 4,064 Suspected COVID-19 Cases In Pakistan: Zafar Mirza

Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has revealed that there are a total of 4,064 suspected coronavirus cases in Pakistan currently.

The number includes the 686 suspected cases that have been reported in the last 24 hours, he said in a press conference on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Int’l Flight Operations Suspended In Pakistan

Amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19, Pakistan announced to suspend all the international flight operations for two weeks.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Division and Strategic Policy Planning Dr Moeed Yusuf said during the press conference that only few international flights of PIA will be allowed to return.

Dr Moeed said international flights have been suspended and the decision will be implemented from Saturday night, 8pm.

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