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WHO to travellers: keep an eye on ‘anywhere and everywhere’ COV...

07 July, 2020 7:36 pm 7:36 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travellers to wear masks on planes and keep themselves informed as COVID-19 cases surge again in some countries, prompting new restrictions in places like Australia. Spokeswoman Margaret Harris urged people not to be caught off-guard by resurgent local epidemics and quarantine measures, saying: “If it’s … Read More

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Faltering AIDS battle risks 10-year setback from COVID-19, UN warns

07 July, 2020 7:26 pm 7:26 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The global fight against AIDS was faltering even before the COVID-19 pandemic, and this newly-emerged viral disease is now threatening to put progress against HIV back by 10 years or more, the United Nations said on Monday. “The global HIV targets set for 2020 will not be reached,” the UN’s AIDS agency … Read More

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Dr Zafar Mirza tests positive for coronavirus

07 July, 2020 11:40 am 11:40 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday. The special assistant made the announcement on his Twitter account, where he said that upon medical advice, he is self-isolating at home and taking all the precautions. Dr Zafar Mirza, who also has been … Read More

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Hajj 2020: Saudi Arabia imposes new health protocols to stem spread of COVI...

07 July, 2020 10:25 am 10:25 am

SAUDI ARABIA (Reuters) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has imposed a new set of instructions for Hajj 2020 pilgrims in a bid to keep the COVID-19 from spreading, as new cases of the infection continue to emerge from several countries across the globe. Saudi Arabia decided in June to limit the number of domestic … Read More

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48 doctors in Punjab teaching hospitals resign due to coronavirus

07 July, 2020 7:54 pm 7:54 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – As many as 48 doctors in Punjab teaching hospitals have resigned due to the increasing cases of coronavirus cases across the province. According to the reports, 32 doctors were from Lahore among those 48 who have resigned from their jobs. The Department of Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education has issued a … Read More

COVID-19, affecting, global peace, security, UN chief

COVID-19 affecting global peace and security, warns UN chief

07 July, 2020 10:38 am 10:38 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – United Nations has warned that COVID-19 is affecting peace and security worldwide. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while addressing a virtual meeting of the Security Council said that tensions are rising as a result of the severe socioeconomic fallout of the pandemic. He noted that protection of health care workers and … Read More

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Pakistan reports 78 more coronavrius deaths in last 24 hrs, death toll cros...

07 July, 2020 10:06 am 10:06 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – 78 more people lost their lives in Pakistan during the past 24 hours due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the death toll to 4,551. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), 4,087 new infections were detected after 22,941 tests were conducted in the previous 24 hours, taking the … Read More

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Moeed rejects impression of exporting COVID-19 from Pakistan to other count...

07 July, 2020 3:25 pm 3:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant on National Security Moeed Yusuf has rejected the impression that Pakistan is exporting the coronavirus (COVID-19) to other countries on Thursday. Briefing media at National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), the minister said the passengers should act responsibly and should not embark upon the foreign travel if they have … Read More

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Reopenings stall as US records nearly 50,000 cases of COVID-19 in single da...

07 July, 2020 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

(Reuters) – Governors of US states hit hardest by the resurgent coronavirus halted or reversed steps to reopen their economies, led by California, the nation’s most populous state and a new epicenter of the pandemic. New cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, shot up by nearly 50,000 on Wednesday, according to a … Read More

WHO, warns, nations, face, 'long, hard', battle, COVID-19

WHO warns some nations still face ‘long, hard’ battle with COVI...

07 July, 2020 10:57 pm 10:57 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. “Some countries … have taken a fragmented approach. These countries face a long, hard road ahead,” Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing … Read More

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COVID-19: Punjab, Balochistan govt extend smart lockdown till July 15

07 July, 2020 11:34 am 11:34 am

LAHORE/QUETTA (92 News) – The government of Punjab and Balochistan have decided to extend the smart lockdown imposed across the provinces till July 15 due to continuously increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). As per an official notification by the provincial home departments, shopping malls, markets, shops, warehouses, auto-repair shops and hair salons will be allowed … Read More

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Japan could reimpose state of emergency in worst-case scenario – Suga

07 July, 2020 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is not in a situation now where it needs to declare another state of emergency over the coronavirus but could do so in a worst-case scenario, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday. The capital Tokyo has sought to keep new cases below 20 a day since Japan lifted a … Read More

PM Johnson demands Britain ‘Build, build, build’ to beat COVID-...

06 June, 2020 10:04 pm 10:04 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to shake Britain’s economy out of its coronavirus-induced crisis on Tuesday by fast-tracking infrastructure investment and slashing property planning rules. As Britain emerges from lockdown, Johnson is looking to move past criticism of his government’s handling of the pandemic with a plan to repair the economic damage … Read More

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COVID-19: Punjab govt decides to establish plant for oxygen in Lahore

06 June, 2020 1:40 pm 1:40 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has decided to establish an oxygen manufacturing plant in Lahore due to increasing demand over coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the reports, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was briefed that a large oxygen plant can be established in Rs80 million while a medium size plant can begin working in … Read More

Shehbaz Sharif, historic budget deficit, denial, govt claims

LHC orders Shehbaz to get himself tested for COVID-19 at Institute of Publi...

06 June, 2020 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif to get himself tested for coronavirus and submit report in the court. A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem, directed him to get himself tested for the novel coronavirus at the Institute of Public … Read More