COVID-19 TOTAL DAILY
CASES 326,216 736
DEATHS 6,715 13

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USC to procure Rs 14 billion items, NCOC told

The managing director (MD) Utility Stores Corporation (USC) Tuesday informed the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) that the entity is to procure Rs14 billion commodities to cater to buyers.
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
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Prices of Ramazan-specific food items increase

Prices of essential kitchens items have witnessed an increasing trend during this past week compared to the week before, a survey conducted by Business Recorder revealed here on Saturday.
Published 25 Apr, 2020 09:49pm
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SPI increases 7.9 percent YoY

The weekly inflation during week ended April 23 against April 16, 2020 on Week-on-Week (WoW) basis witnessed an increase of 0.62 percent for combine income group, from 125.16 points to 125.93 points, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistic (PBS) revealed.
Published 25 Apr, 2020 06:43am
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PM tests negative

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Dr Zafar Mirza Wednesday announced that Prime Minister Imran Khan had been tested "negative" for the coronavirus.
Published 23 Apr, 2020 02:53am
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Next three to four weeks very critical: Zafar

The next three to four weeks are very critical for Pakistan, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza on Wednesday, as he briefed the media about the continuing impact of the coronavirus in the country.
Published 23 Apr, 2020 02:53am
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NCOC confirms 9,216 coronavirus cases, 192 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 9,216 of which 192 are deaths and 2,066 have recovered, according to data released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Published 22 Apr, 2020 02:52am
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Hospitals Zafar concerned at suspension of routine operations

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Dr Zafar Mirza on Monday, while expressing serious concern over the closure of the normal operations of the hospitals across the country had said that the government would very soon launch
Published 21 Apr, 2020 03:03am
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Combined income groups: SPI inflation up 0.15 percent WoW

The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) inflation during the week ended April 16 against April 9, 2020 witnessed an increase of 0.15 percent for combined income groups, ie, from 124.97 points to 125.16 points, Pakistan Bureau of Statistic (PBS) revealed.
Published 18 Apr, 2020 12:00am
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March exports decline by 15.23 percent

The country's exports during March 2020 against February 2020 have witnessed a reduction of 15.23 percent, from $2.140 billion to $1.814 billion, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistic (PBS) said.
Published 18 Apr, 2020 12:00am
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Ramazan transmissions: Pemra bans live audiences

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has banned live audiences to attend Ramzan transmissions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A notification issued by Pemra has further advised channels to disinfect and sanitize equipment, while
Published 17 Apr, 2020 12:00am
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Government working to raise testing capacity to 25,000/day: Zafar

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SPAM) on Health, Dr Zafar Mirza Monday said the government is vigorously working to increase the coronavirus testing capacity from 3,000 daily to 25,000 daily, adding that within the next few weeks, Pakistan will s
Published 14 Apr, 2020 12:00am