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Strict action will be taken against people not wearing masks: Dr Zafar Mirz...

06 June, 2020 4:42 pm 4:42 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has warned that strict action will be taken against the people not wearing masks. Addressing a press conference on Sunday, he said that the government cares for the lives of citizens. “It is responsibility of the government to determine the … Read More

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Drivers not wearing masks to be challaned in Lahore

06 June, 2020 9:53 pm 9:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Chief Traffic Officer Syed Hammad Abid and the DCO have formed eight joint teams to challan drivers not wearing masks. CTO Syed Hammad Abid also ordered the wardens to implement the SOPs and take action against those not following the SOPs. He said that all people in a car will have … Read More

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Rs3,000 fine for people not wearing masks in Islamabad

05 May, 2020 3:27 pm 3:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – People who don’t wear masks in Islamabad will be fined Rs3,000 and may also face jail time. A tweet by the office of Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat announced on Sunday that the local administration would be enforcing the rule strictly. Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said on Twitter earlier … Read More

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Govt makes it mandatory to wear masks at crowded places

05 May, 2020 7:00 pm 7:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has made it mandatory to wear masks at crowded places. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, he said that the coronavirus epidemic is spreading as well patients and deaths are increasing. “We will have to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs). … Read More

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Masks too dangerous for children under two, Japan medical group says

05 May, 2020 9:26 am 9:26 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Children under the age of two shouldn’t wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical group said, launching an urgent appeal to parents as the country reopens from the coronavirus crisis. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and … Read More

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Uber to require drivers, riders to wear masks around the world

05 May, 2020 8:50 am 8:50 am

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies  said it will require drivers, delivery workers and riders globally to wear a mask as countries around the world begin easing restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Beginning on Monday, the company will require everyone using its ride-hailing service in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and most … Read More

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Masks and no touching: Indonesia aims to keep traditional markets alive

05 May, 2020 9:21 am 9:21 am

SALATIGA, Indonesia (Reuters) – A traditional market on the island of Java has moved outdoors and set stalls at least a metre (3.3 ft) apart as Indonesia looks to safely maintain the bazaars where most people go to get affordable food and are part of the fabric of society. The 857 vendors at the Salatiga … Read More

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Israeli firm raises $5 million for tech to recognize mask-covered faces

04 April, 2020 7:19 pm 7:19 pm

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s Corsight AI, which has developed technology to recognize faces concealed by masks, goggles and plastic shields, raised $5 million from Awz Ventures, a Canadian fund focused on intelligence and security technologies. Corsight said on Sunday it will use the funds to market the platform and to continue development. In March, … Read More

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Americans urged to wear masks outside as coronavirus pandemic worsens

04 April, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration looked set to join local officials in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out during the still-exploding coronavirus pandemic, as the US death toll rose by 1,000 in a single day for the first time. Speaking at a White House briefing, Deborah Birx, a member of President … Read More

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Plane from China carrying epidemic relief material lands at Karachi airport

03 March, 2020 2:45 pm 2:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The first plane carrying epidemic relief material from China has arrived at the Karachi airport, National Disaster Management Authority spokesperson said. According to the details garnered, the supplies include one million face masks, including N-95 masks, the spokesperson said. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was also at the airport, alongside … Read More

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COVID-19: Facebook donates emergency reserve of 720,000 masks

03 March, 2020 12:21 pm 12:21 pm

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Sunday that the social media company has donated its emergency reserve of 720,000 masks to provide health workers with more protective gear. “To help, Facebook donated our emergency reserve of 720,000 masks that we had bought in case the wildfires continued,” Zuckerberg said in … Read More

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LHC orders health dept to take steps to control prices of surgical masks

03 March, 2020 2:35 pm 2:35 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday ordered the provincial health department to take steps to control hike in prices of surgical masks. Chief Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh issued a written interim order over a plea seeking control on rapid hike in rates of surgical masks after coronavirus cases in Pakistan. … Read More

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Shortage of masks: SHC issues notices to federal, Sindh govts

03 March, 2020 12:44 pm 12:44 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Hearing a plea seeking case regarding public awareness campaign on novel coronavirus and shortage of masks, Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notice to the federal, provincial governments’ and provincial health department. The SHC bench heard a petition seeking public awareness campaign on coronavirus outbreak and crackdown against hoarders of masks and … Read More

Karachi Tajar Ittehad, announces, boycott, traders, selling, masks, high rates

Karachi Tajar Ittehad announces boycott of traders selling masks at high ra...

02 February, 2020 5:09 pm 5:09 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Karachi Tajar Ittehad has announced the boycott of traders selling masks at high rates. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Attique Mir urged the traders to hold such elements accountable. “Such anti-state elements do the same thing on the arrival of Ramazanul Mubarik,” he said. On the other hand, medical … Read More

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Who says masks mandatory to avoid coronavirus, asks SHC judge

02 February, 2020 12:29 pm 12:29 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Hearing on a case regarding to increased prices and shortage of masks in Karachi, the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday asked that who has said that the masks are mandatory to avoid coronavirus. The court heard plea related to shortage and inflated rates of the surgical masks after surfacing two … Read More