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Pakistan: COVID-19 – Situation Update as of 25th of March 2020

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs 6,123 Test Conducted 1000 Confirmed Cases 7 Deaths Highlight The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has risen to 1000 as of 25 March. Increase of 113 new cases in the last 24 hours. 18 cases have fully recovered and discharged from hospital while Ministry of Health Services confirmed 7 deaths. All provinces have moved towards partial lock down as a precautionary measure with military deployment in aid of civil authorities. The most affected province due to COVID-19 virus is Sindh 413, followed by Punjab 293. The Chinese government together with Alibaba Foundation sent a cargo plane to Pakistan carrying several tones of medical supplies, including N95 and surgical masks, which was due to arrive in Karachi on March 25. Government announced around Rs 1 trillion relief package aimed at providing financial support to different sectors of economy affected by the economic slowdown unleashed by coronavirus pandemic in the country. The government allowed some international airlines to bring Pakistani National stranded in transit. The government is using mobile technology / Geo tagging to locate the people who were in contact with the positive cases and indicating them to get quarantined. The government has suspended all the railways and in country flight operation till 5th April,2020.

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