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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
18,797
12024hr
Pakistan Cases
854,240
410924hr
Sindh
290,756
Punjab
316,334
Balochistan
23,186
Islamabad
77,684
KPK
123,150

coronavirus variant

Russia extends ban on UK flights by a month over coronavirus variant
World

Russia extends ban on UK flights by a month over coronavirus variant

  • Russia, which has had the flight ban in place since Dec. 22, reported 28 cases of the more infectious coronavirus variant on Tuesday, consumer health regulator Rospotrebnadzor said.
  • "To ensure the protection of public health, the restrictions have been extended until 2359 (2059 GMT) on April 16, 2021," the coronavirus task force said in a statement.
Published 16 Mar, 2021 08:29pm
Abbott's test to distinguish coronavirus and flu viruses gets US authorization
World

Abbott's test to distinguish coronavirus and flu viruses gets US authorization

  • The test, Alinity m Resp-4-Plex, can be conducted with one nasal swab sample and can differentiate the coronavirus, flu A, flu B and another respiratory virus called respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the company said.
  • Abbott has a range of COVID-19 tests, including antigen, molecular and serology tests which have been authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Published 05 Mar, 2021 09:09pm
Italy extends ban on Brazil flights to Feb 15
World

Italy extends ban on Brazil flights to Feb 15

  • I signed a new order pushing back the blockage of flights from Brazil and the ban to enter Italy to all those who have been through the country in 14 previous days.
  • The suspension will be until Feb. 15, and can "possibly be renewed" a spokesperson for the minister said.
Published 30 Jan, 2021 05:17pm
Senegal confirms presence of UK coronavirus variant
World

Senegal confirms presence of UK coronavirus variant

  • British scientists say the UK variant, known as B.1.1.7, may be up to 70% more transmissible and also more lethal - with a mortality risk around 30% higher.
  • Due to the fact that these variants are transmitted more rapidly, which could explain the speed of spread of the disease in some countries.
Published 28 Jan, 2021 08:48pm
Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares
Business & Finance

Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares

  • A growing list of countries are limiting travel to and from South Africa since a more transmissible variant of the virus, dubbed 501Y.V2, was announced in December.
  • Emirates this week announced a 13-day halt on all South Africa routes for "operational reasons".
Published 15 Jan, 2021 09:28pm
Govt decides today on reopening of schools from January 18
Pakistan

Govt decides today on reopening of schools from January 18

  • "While I desperately want education to continue the final decision will be on health grounds. Students well being will always be a priority," Shafqat Mahmood said.
  • The government had decided reopening of schools from class 9th to 12 on January 18.
Published 15 Jan, 2021 09:38am
Irish health officials believe South African COVID-19 variant contained
World

Irish health officials believe South African COVID-19 variant contained

  • Ireland this week reported an increasing presence of the variant first found in England. It was detected in 25% of positive cases that underwent further testing in the week to Jan. 3
  • The UK variant is of more concern to us purely because of the amount of virus that's on the island.
Published 09 Jan, 2021 07:43pm