The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 144,478 on Monday after new infections were confirmed in the country.
The province-wise break up of the total number of cases as of 9:55am, June 15, is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 144,478
- Sindh: 53,805
- Punjab: 54,138
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 18,013
- Balochistan: 8,177
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 8,569
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 1,129
- AJK: 647
- Punjab: 1,031
- Sindh: 831
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 675
- Balochistan: 85
- Islamabad Capital Territory: 78
- Gilgit-Baltistan: 16
- AJK: 13
More than 7.91 million people have been reported infected with the novel coronavirus globally and over 432,000 have died, according to an Reuters tally.
11:35am – Karachi, Pakistan DG Afghan Transit Trade Zahid Khokhar loses life to COVID-19
Director General Afghan Transit Trade Zahid Khokhar lost his to the coronavirus on Monday, confirmed the family members of the civil servant.
11:20am – SAPM Bukhari shares details of PIA registered agents
✈️🇵🇰🇸🇦— Sayed Z Bukhari (@sayedzbukhari) June 15, 2020
Tickets from KSA to Pakistan can now be bought directly hasslefree from PIA reg agents
PIA will lock ceiling prices for tickets,NO EXPLOITATION will be tolerated-anyone who is overcharged must report to
11:00am – Sindh Assembly to amend rules for holding online sessions incase of emergency
#Sindh Assembly would be amending its Rules today to add a provision allowing for the Speaker to hold online sessions of the Assembly incase of emergency or when it is impracticable. Thus Sindh will become the 1st Assembly in Pakistan to use technology for its sessions— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) June 15, 2020
10:50am – Quetta, Pakistan — Malls, markets to be open in Quetta for six days a week
Authorities in Quetta have announced that shopping malls, markets and shops will be allowed to open from 9am till 7pm under the smart lockdown strategy being followed by the Balochistan government.
The authorities added that businesses will be allowed to operate six days a week, with a complete lockdown being observed on Friday. They added that only four people will be allowed to be in a shop in a single time.
10:10am – Islamabad, Pakistan NCOC reports 10,557 health violations across country
The National Command and Operations Centre reported that 10,557 violations of health guidelines/instructions was observed across the country in the last 24 hours.
The NCOC reported that authorities had also sealed or fined more than 1,252 markets/shops, 12 industries and 1,148 transports.
The authorities based on the trace track and quarantine strategy, have imposed a city-wide lockdown in Muzzafarabad, while two sectors of Islamabad have also been lockdown.
9:55am — Islamabad, Pakistan Confirmed cases jump past 144,000, death toll climbs to 2,729
Confirmed cases in the country climbed to 144,478 on Monday after Islamabad, Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) recorded new cases.
According to the national dashboard, 1,537 new cases were recorded in Punjab, 635 in the federal capital and 43 in cases in AJK in the last 24 hours.
The country’s death toll also climbed to 2,729 with Punjab recording 62, Islamabad three and AJK one more death.