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Daily Archives: April 8, 2020

Chinese doctors suggest extended lockdown

By Mukhtar Alam: A delegation of Chinese doctors and paramedical professionals, during its meeting with the Sindh Health Minister, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, suggested that the government should extend the duration of the ongoing lockdown to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19). The visiting Chinese delegation reminded

Coronavirus Update: Sindh confirms 54 new cases

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Health department, on April 7, confirmed new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in another 54 people in Karachi, Tando Mohammmad Khan, Hyderabad and Shaheed Benazirabad. According to the latest data released by the provincial health department, the detection of new coronavirus patients

Isolation centres in every Sindh district: CM

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, confirmed on April 6 that the number of infected people had gone upto 932 out of which 253 have recovered. According to him, 662 patients were under treatment in public and private hospitals, while

Chinese university gifts face masks to KU

By Mukhtar Alam: The staff at the University of Karachi (KU), which at present is closed for any academic purpose, will start getting face-masks, having been gifted by a Chinese university from April 7. An official of the KU informed PNFS on April 6 that

Sindh CM stresses on social distancing

By Mukhtar Alam: The Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah, in a video messaged released on April 5, stressed that social distancing was the only way to contain coronavirus and he appealed to the masses that they should cooperate with the government during the