ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will launch on Monday Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program for those rendered jobless due to coronavirus.
The payments to the victims will be started from today. Over Rs3 billion have so far been collected in the Corona Relief Fund. On the instructions of the prime minister, government will contribute Rs4 for every rupee donated to the fund.
Donations to the relief fund as well as release of funds from it is being done in a transparent manner.
Earlier, the nationwide tally of coronavirus cases
has soared to 42,125 with 1,974 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.
According to the data available with the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), overall 15346 cases have so far been detected in Punjab, 16377 in Sindh, 6061 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2692 in Balochistan, 540 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 997 in Islamabad and 112 in Azad Kashmir.
A total of 11,922 patients have so far recovered from the virus whilst the death toll stands at 903 with 30 new deaths reported.