Stakeholders in health sector authorized alliance to benefit and protect healthcare providers. because the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan increased to eight,425 on Monday with 176 deaths, the central suggested provinces to enforce lockdown in precisely those localities from where new cases were being reported. COVID-19: Pakistan government to impose ‘smart lockdown’ to curb Coronavirus spread
The Officials also decided to open the Torkham and Chaman borders twice every week to facilitate return of around 800 aground Pakistanis from Afghanistan, also examine over options to accept some international airlines to bring back the Pakistanis from different countries. Pakistan government to impose ‘smart lockdown’ to curb COVID-19 spread.
PM Imran Khan Apeal for smart lockdown instead of shutdown as the COVID-19 tally reaches to the highest
Prime Minister Imran Khan said the govt. was looking at the choice of commanding a wise lockdown within the country to carefully cater relief to the labour class, and daily wagers and lower-middle strata of the society and protect the masses from CoronaVirus.
Speaking here at the Ehsaas Telethon, program lift on the state-owned and personal media, Imran Khan said imposition of a balanced and smart Lockdown‘ on the pattern of the Western countries would be a good and viable option under the prevailing situation within the country. He explained that a wise lockdown was closing the areas, where there was outbreak.
Senior journalists aided the prime minister to lack ownership of the allowance, as clarity had been his strength within the context of the SKMT. They also noted that the country was passing through the foremost testing times of its history which the crisis should be viewed above any quite division, as a nation.
COVID-19 recent update, Latest news on the Coronavirus pandemic from Pakistan and round the globe
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 18,235 on Saturday after new infections were confirmed within the country.
The province-wise cut up of the entire number of cases as of May 2, is as follows:
Total confirmed cases: 18,235
• Sindh: 6,675
• Punjab: 6,854
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 2,799
• Balochistan: 1,136
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 365
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 340
• AJK: 66
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 161
• Sindh: 118
• Balochistan: 16
Sindh bans congregational Taraweeh prayers
In the rites of fast growth within the Covid-19 cases, the Sindh government has banned Taraweeh congregations in mosques during Ramazan, avoiding that the novel coronavirus pandemic will massively spread if large gathering aren’t avoided.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah urged the people to supply Taraweeh prayers reception. “We have taken the decision after consultative doctors and physicians. And I request the Ulema to cooperate with the govt..”
The Taraweeh prayers are going to be offered as was common but only mosque staff are going to be allowed to participate.
The CM said that the doctors in Karachi expressed their concerns during a group discussion and similar sentiments were shared by the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Punjab today.
Coronavirus ‘detecting’ by smartphone: A key to resuming society?
Research on possible solution could get a lift from joint initiative by Google and Apple
Washington: Can an app contain the pandemic? Interest is growing in smartphone technology as a possible key to ending this lockdowns from worldwide and resuming economies round the world. Digital “meeting detecting” would grant Smartphone systems to chunk detail where people are in adjency with an infected person and send alerts where disburce.
Scientist and health companies circle the world are boosting up research on the possible solution, which they could get a lift from a joint leadership by Google and Apple to form detecting transparent. Now you’ll check yourself by your smartphone that you just have Coronavirus or not. Here are some :
A smartphone system could completely change the protected “manual” tracing by interview currently handled by medical staff, said Francesco Benedetti, a pursuit scientist on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology team working with over 30 governments and health agencies on contact tracing.