Pakistan real-time news

Pakistani travellers to UAE can take Covid tests from 133 labs (source — 27/10/2020 19:15:42

Emirates airline adds more facilities from where PCR test results are accepted for travel to Dubai

Fears grow over respiratory health as smog season descends on India and Pakistan – while Covid rages (source — 26/10/2020 16:26:41

Passengers 'use fake negative Covid test certificates' (source — 23/10/2020 14:55:08

An online travel agent has been offering fake Covid 19 test results to allow passengers to fly to Pakistan - even if the person has tested positive for the potentially-deadly disease.

Instead of uniting us, Boris Johnson is presiding over the breakup of Britain | Suzanne Moore (source — 23/10/2020 14:33:18

The prime minister’s disastrous handling of Covid has fractured England – and boosted the call for Scottish independence Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRarely do I find my...

Several Killed in Stampede for Pakistan Visas in Jalalabad (source — 21/10/2020 13:25:05

More than a dozen people were killed in a stampede in Jalalabad on October 21 as thousands of Afghanis seeking Pakistan visas crowded into a stadium. Most of those killed were women, Tolo News said, w...

Handling Covid-19 as well as Pakistan would have saved US $10 trillion: Economist (source — 19/10/2020 12:33:06

'America's failure on Covid-19 is almost unimaginable'

Pakistan's Covid-19 positivity rate highest in over 50 days (source — 15/10/2020 16:39:18

'Unfortunately we may have to take restrictive actions which have negative effects on peoples livelihoods'

Harry And Meghan Both Home To Watch Archie's First Steps Because Of Lockdown (source — 12/10/2020 11:03:09

It’s a sign of the times that even a conversation between three of the most famous and influential people in the world starts with some variation of, “Can you hear me ok?”That marked...

How Discrimination In Housing Is Ruining The Lives Of Queer People Of Colour (source — 09/10/2020 13:19:38

“I presented myself to the local authority when I was homeless. I said to them: ‘I’m queer, in the closet, don’t feel safe and need support.’ I was asked: ‘Why are ...

New rules for travellers to Pakistan amid Covid-19 pandemic (source — 04/10/2020 12:33:45

The new directives which will come into from Monday and remain until December 31.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death