LAHORE. According to government data, the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to 4,433 after more than 137 new cases were recorded before noon on Thursday.
Total confirmed cases: 4,433
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 560
Islamabad metropolitan area: 102
Update as of 5 p.m. April 9, 2020
According to the National Center for Command and Control, the death toll associated with COVID-19 has reached 63, while at least 573 patients have fully recovered.
Punjab became the worst-affected province in the country: 2190 cases (17 deaths), followed by Sindh, 1128 (20 deaths); Cyber Pakhtunkhwa, 560 (20 deaths); Gilgit Baltistan, 213 (3 deaths); Balochistan 212 (2 deaths); Islamabad 102; and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 28 years old.
The first two deaths from COVID-19, officially known to be a disease, were reported at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on March 18 (Wednesday).
KNOW ABOUT KOVID-19
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Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, and clean surfaces regularly with recommended disinfectants.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with dirty hands.
Use respiratory hygiene by coughing or sneezing into a bent elbow or tissue, and then dispose of it immediately.
If you have respiratory symptoms, wear a medical or surgical mask. Use hand hygiene after removing the mask.
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Most recover from COVID-19 infection
The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for National Health, Dr. Zafar Mirza, said on Sunday that 745 confirmed patients with COPD-19 admitted to various hospitals across the country were stable and showed signs of recovery…
“They were in mild to moderate condition and will soon be discharged from hospitals,” Dr. Mirza said in a routine television briefing on the current state of the crown in the country.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Security, Dr. Sania Nishtar, said the Federal Government will provide cash assistance of 12,000 rupees to more than 12 million deserving families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program to COVID-19 root.
Pakistan under lockdown
Although Prime Minister Imran Khan has ruled out a total blockade to avoid drastic consequences on the national economy, Pakistan, a nation of more than 220 million people, has already banned public gatherings, including weddings, social gatherings and other types. of congregations.
Schools and other educational institutions remain closed until at least April 14; In addition to a forced closure of all shopping malls, cinemas, public parks, nonessential government offices and other places where people can congregate. However, grocery stores and pharmacies remain open.
All highways and public transportation also remain closed, while Pakistan Army troops have been deployed across the country to help combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Partial blockades are carried out across the country, while the public is encouraged to follow social distancing and self-quarantine.
Passenger driving is prohibited as Section 144 has been imposed in the Punjab and Sindh provinces, which will continue until April 14.
If citizens need to go to the hospital, only three people will be able to travel by car.
Furthermore, the Gilgit-Baltistan government is observing the complete closure for an indefinite period.
Additionally, the country has closed its land borders with India, Iran and Afghanistan and is screening all air travel passengers.
The Aviation Division continued to suspend the operation of all international passenger, charter and private flights to Pakistan from March 21 (2000 hrs PST) until April 4 (2000 hrs PST).
The latest on coronaviruses from around the world
The coronavirus, COVID-19, is affecting 199 countries and territories worldwide and 1 international transport (the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is home to Yokohama, Japan).
Almost 89,000 people have died and more than 1.5 million people infected with the disease, as it is rapidly spreading to new territories. The epicenter of the outbreak has now shifted from China to Europe and the United States, which register a rapid increase in new cases every day. At least 337,000 people have also recovered from the mysterious illness.
In India, the second largest nation in the world with over one billion people, there are a total of 6,237 cases of coronavirus, while 186 people have died so far.
Sri Lanka, where 189 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, has delayed scheduled parliamentary elections and has banned all incoming flights for two weeks in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The country has also confirmed 7 deaths from coronavirus.
So far, Afghanistan has officially reported 444 coronavirus cases and 14 deaths across the country amid an influx of people returning home from Iran, one of the world’s worst hotspots for coronavirus infection, hoarding and shortage of supplies.
Bangladesh has so far confirmed 20 deaths from COVID-19, with a total of at least 218 people infected, according to government officials.
Maldives has confirmed 19 cases of COVID-19; Nepal, 9; and Bhutan 5 …