Coronavirus: Pakistan may fall into recession, says World Bank report

South Asia is on course for its worst economic performance in 40 years, with countries likely to record their worst growth performance due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank said on Sunday. “Pakistan, which has already experienced low growth rates in recent years, could well fall into a recession. With 1.8% population growth, that … Read more Coronavirus: Pakistan may fall into recession, says World Bank report

Christians asked to avoid church congregations in KP

PESHAWAR: The government has asked members of Christian community to offer prayers inside houses as only five or less than five should congregate in churches to ensure social distancing rules for the prevention of Covid-19 pandemic in the province. A notification issued by relief rehabilitation and settlement department on Wednesday said that the government had … Read more Christians asked to avoid church congregations in KP

Robots may become heroes in the war on coronavirus

Long maligned as job-stealers and aspiring overlords, robots are being increasingly relied on as fast, efficient, contagion-proof champions in the war against the deadly coronavirus. One team of robots temporarily cared for patients in a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 outbreak began. Meals were served, temperatures taken and communications handled … Read more Robots may become heroes in the war on coronavirus

Payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme begin today

ISLAMABAD: The payments to poor deserving families under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme will begin from today (Thursday), ARY News reported. Under the programme, a sum of twelve thousand rupees each will be distributed among 12 million poor families affected by the ongoing lock-down in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic across the country during the next … Read more Payments under Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme begin today

Donkey King releases new anthem on coronavirus

KARACHI: After enthralling the audience in cinemas across the world, Mangu from the animated comedy film The Donkey King is here with a public service anthem with an important message to the masses during these difficult times. The makers of the movie have released a public service anthem requesting everyone to practice social distancing and to play … Read more Donkey King releases new anthem on coronavirus

N.Y. Region Hopes for More Signs That Virus Is Slowing

After two days with fewer deaths, the region hopes for a third. Still, the authorities have asked citizens to stay vigilant. Thousands more will die before the outbreak comes to an end and the spread could begin again if restrictions on social distancing are not observed.All three states reported death tolls on Sunday and Monday … Read more N.Y. Region Hopes for More Signs That Virus Is Slowing

The U.S. passes 10,000 coronavirus deaths

The coronavirus outbreak in the United States reached yet another grim milestone on Monday. The death toll has passed 10,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, with more than 347,000 confirmed U.S. cases of the virus — far more than any other country has reported. Worldwide, there have been nearly 1.3 million confirmed coronavirus cases, and more … Read more The U.S. passes 10,000 coronavirus deaths

Why do some young people die of coronavirus?

Several theories have been proposed. Some researchers believe the amount of virus that infects an individual may have crucial outcomes. Get a huge dose and your outcome may be worse. Others argue that genetic susceptibility may be involved: in other words, that there are individuals whose genetic makeup leaves them more vulnerable to the virus … Read more Why do some young people die of coronavirus?

In a first, PIA crew member tests positive for coronavirus

According to PIA officials, the 22-year-old flight attendant was shifted to an isolation ward of Rawalpindi Institute of Urology after his test for the coronavirus came out positive. 22 crew members who performed duties with him have been instructed to self-isolate themselves and will take a test for the disease. The affected flight attendant performed … Read more In a first, PIA crew member tests positive for coronavirus

Tiger at Bronx zoo tests positive for coronavirus

The four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia along with her sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African lions all developed dry coughs and are expected to fully recover, the Wildlife Conservation Society that runs the city’s zoos said in a statement. “We tested the cat out of an abundance of caution and will ensure any … Read more Tiger at Bronx zoo tests positive for coronavirus

Anthony Yarde: Second family member dies from coronavirus

British boxer Anthony Yarde has announced his grandmother has died from coronavirus. She is the second member of his family to die as a result of the pandemic, following his father’s death last Friday. The 28-year-old appealed to people to “just stay home” as he said his grandmother had died on Thursday. “My dad and … Read more Anthony Yarde: Second family member dies from coronavirus

TodayBroadcast: PAKISTAN PTI govt fears COVID-19 count may top 50,000 by end of April

ISLAMABAD:  The federal health ministry has told the apex court that coronavirus infections in Pakistan may rise to 50,000 by April 25 – a projection based on the pandemic’s trends in other countries. The Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination has submitted a report to the Supreme Court five-judge larger bench, which is … Read more TodayBroadcast: PAKISTAN PTI govt fears COVID-19 count may top 50,000 by end of April

Pakistan’s first self-propelled ventilator.

Pakistan Armed Company POF has introduced the first-ever ventilator of Pakistan with the help of students from NUST University. This ventilator can be produced in large numbers after it is authorized In the past, Pakistani skilled engineers have succeeded in producing the Corona test kits and ventilator splitter. Iqbal says of such young people.”If the … Read more Pakistan’s first self-propelled ventilator.