According to government data, available as of Wednesday morning, the incidence of coronavirus in Pakistan has risen to 4,190 after more than 128 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours.
Total confirmed cases: 4,190
- Punjab: 2108
- Sindh: 1036
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 537
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 211
- Balochistan: 206
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 83
- AJK: 19
o Updated as of 04:00 pm, 8 April, 2020
According to the National Command and Control Center, the number of deaths associated with COVID-19 has reached 58, while at least 448 patients have fully recovered.
Punjab has become the most affected province in the country: 2,180 cases (15 deaths), followed by Sindh, 1,036 (20 deaths); Cyber Pakhtunkhwa, 537 (18 dead); Gilgit Baltistan, 211 (3 deaths); Baluchistan 206 (1 death); Islamabad 83; and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 19 years old.
The first two deaths from COVID-19, officially known to be a disease, were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on March 18 (Wednesday).
KNOW ABOUT COVID-19
Citizens are advised to:
- Wash hands regularly with soap, besides cleaning surfaces regularly with recommended disinfectants
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with contaminated hands
- Practice respiratory hygiene by coughing or sneezing into a bent elbow or tissue and then immediately dispose it off
- Wear a medical or surgical mask if have respiratory symptoms – Perform hand hygiene after disposing off the mask.
- Maintain a minimum of mandatory 3 meter distance from individuals with respiratory symptoms
- If symptoms appear, doctors or 1166 should be approached immediately
Most recover from COVID-19 infection
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for National Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said Sunday that 745 confirmed COVID-19 patients admitted to various hospitals across the country were stable and showed signs of recovery.
“They were mild to moderate and will soon be discharged from hospitals,” Dr. Mirza said during a regular television briefing for the media on the prevailing coronary status in the country.
Dr. Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister to Combat Poverty and Social Security, said the federal government will provide cash assistance of 12,000 rupees to more than 12 million worthy families as part of the Ehsaas emergency cash program after COVID-19.
Pakistan under the Lockdown
Although Prime Minister Imran Khan ruled out a complete blockade to avoid radical consequences for the national economy, Pakistan, a country with a population of more than 220 million people, has already imposed a general ban on holding public gatherings, including weddings, public gatherings. and other events. Congregations
Schools and other educational institutions are closed until at least April 14; In addition to the forced closure of all shopping malls, cinemas, public parks, secondary government offices, and other places where people can gather. However, grocery stores and pharmacies remain open.
All roads and public transportation also remained closed, while Pakistani forces were deployed across the country to help combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Partial blockades operate across the country, while encouraging the public to social distance and quarantine itself.
Piloting has been prohibited since Section 144 was introduced in the Punjab and Sindh provinces, which will continue until April 14.
If citizens must go to the hospital, only three people will be allowed in the car.
Furthermore, the Gilgit-Baltistan government is observing an entire block for an indefinite period.
Furthermore, the country has closed its land borders with India, Iran and Afghanistan and controls all passengers traveling by air.
The aviation division suspended all international passenger, charter and private flights to Pakistan from March 21 (2000 hours, Pacific time) until April 4 (2000 hours, Pacific time)