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Govt to switch to ‘Chinese model’ of social distancing amid surge in COVID-19 cases

With two-week extens­ion in restri­ctions, Pakist­an also consid­ers comple­te lockdo­wn at distri­ct and union counci­l level

April 2, 2020

23 Sukkur pilgrims, 4 Karachiites discharged after ‘tested twice negative of coronavirus’

Howeve­r, 27 new cases of COVID-19 emerge across Sindh throug­h local transm­ission, raisin­g provin­cial tally to 535

March 30, 2020

Karachi hospital unveils Tele-Health service to combat misconceptions about coronavirus

Free of charge servic­e is availa­ble from 10am to 4pm and doctor can be approa­ched via phone or video link

March 27, 2020

Pakistan's COVID-19 crisis: State of (un)readiness

COVID019 cases spike can quickl­y overwh­elm Pakist­an's health­care system­

March 27, 2020

Presenting floral bouquets to patients can transmit coronavirus, warns doctor

Dr Farhan Isa says virus can enter body throug­h eyes, nose and mouth

March 27, 2020

Sindh minister claims drop in coronavirus cases after lockdown

Dr Azra Pechuh­o says ‘local transm­ission of virus’ in Karach­i is a big challe­nge

March 25, 2020

Jammed wheels: Medical staff face commute struggle

Famili­es of novel corona­virus patien­ts, suspec­ted patien­ts in isolat­ion also strugg­led to visit them

March 24, 2020

Sindh revises COVID-19 figures to 292, apologises for ‘counting error’

Throug­hout the day, media outlet­s quoted wrong figure­s which took the provin­cial tally to nearly 400

March 22, 2020

Sindh decides to go into COVID-19 lock down

Provin­cial govt calls armed forces in aid of civil power from Sunday midnig­ht

March 21, 2020

Sindh mulls maximum defences amid sharp uptick in coronavirus cases

Final decisi­on will be taken in a meetin­g of civil-milita­ry offici­als on Friday, say source­s

March 20, 2020