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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

COVID lockdown

Hungary extends lockdown measures until March 1
World

Hungary extends lockdown measures until March 1

  • Current lockdown measures, including a night-time curfew and the closure of shops and restaurants, had been due to expire on Feb. 1.
  • Gergely Gulyas also told a briefing that the government would ask parliament to extend emergency government powers by 90 days.
Published 28 Jan, 2021 06:21pm
How US CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread
World

How US CDC missed chances to spot COVID's silent spread

  • "CDC does not approve this study," an official at the quarantine site wrote to Lawler in a Feb. 8 email obtained by Reuters. "Please discontinue all contact with the travelers for research purposes."
  • At a crucial moment in the pandemic when Americans were quarantined after possible exposure to the virus abroad.
Published 22 Jan, 2021 06:58pm
Lockdown imposed in more areas of Peshawar
Pakistan

Lockdown imposed in more areas of Peshawar

  • On Friday, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said that at 13.62 %, Peshwar has the second-highest positivity rate of COVID-19 cases in the country.
  • During the past 24 hours, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 277 new cases and 11 deaths from the virus.
Updated 16 Jan, 2021 06:12pm
Africa cannot relax now COVID-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says
World

Africa cannot relax now COVID-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says

  • Africa has not started vaccinations and there is concern that more prosperous regions will get an unfair head start in the global fight against COVID-19.
  • We should not see vaccines as a magic bullet for now, it will take time for vaccines to be rolled out in a way that we have herd immunity.
Published 14 Jan, 2021 05:43pm
'No law can order us': Greek Christians defy COVID ban on Epiphany services
World

'No law can order us': Greek Christians defy COVID ban on Epiphany services

  • Despite a plea by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Church authorities to set an example during a crisis that has killed more than 5,000 in Greece.
  • On Monday, in a rare show of dissent, Synod leaders wrote to the government to say there was no justification for preventing Epiphany services.
Published 06 Jan, 2021 05:20pm
Germany set to extend lockdown until end of January
World

Germany set to extend lockdown until end of January

  • Like many other European countries, Germany is struggling to contain a second wave of the virus.
  • Merkel and state premiers are largely agreed on keeping shops and restaurants shut until the end of January.
Published 05 Jan, 2021 05:13pm
Bank of Israel sees strong rebound if vaccine rolled out quickly
Markets

Bank of Israel sees strong rebound if vaccine rolled out quickly

  • The bank left its benchmark interest rate at 0.1% for a sixth straight meeting, in line with analysts' forecasts in a Reuters poll.
  • The central bank said that if the rapid rate of inoculation was maintained, it forecast the economy to grow by 6.3% in 2021 and 5.8% in 2022.
Published 04 Jan, 2021 08:44pm