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Monthly Archives: April 2020


Coronavirus Update: Sindh reports ninth death

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Health Minister, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, confirmed another death due to Coronavirus infection on April 1, disclosing that the 59-year-old-patient was a resident of Karachi, having been brought to the hospital on March 19 upon his return from Saudi Arabia.

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Steel industry suggests extraordinary measures

By Mukhtar Alam: Fearing that the economic and business activities will deteriorate further in the country in the wake of global Coronavirus onslaught, a consortium of key players in the country’s steel sector has urged the government to take extraordinary measures leading to the motivation

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Coronavirus research: ‘More steps are due’

By Mukhtar Alam: Following the recent release of details of a ‘half-done’ study related to whole-genome sequencing of locally spread coronavirus by a research center at the University of Karachi (KU), the scientists at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) on April 1 declared that

Local manufacturing of protective gears discussed

Local manufacturing of protective gears discussed

By Mukhtar Alam: While the role of doctors, paramedics, and volunteers as frontline workers is increasing every day in the wake of a continued surge in the number of Coronavirus cases across the country, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on April 1 discussed the possibilities of

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Coronavirus patients rise in Sindh

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Health Minister, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, on March 29, declared that Sindh had two more deaths due to Coronavirus infections in Karachi the previous day. “We received the lab reports of the two patients after they had passed away and


PDMA orders for Coronavirus-related equipments

By Mukhtar Alam: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Sindh, through World Bank assisted Sindh Resilience Project, has ordered medical equipment including 100 ventilators, 200 patient monitors, 15 mobile X-ray units, Personal Protection kits for over 15,000 medical professionals and over 150,000 surgical masks, according