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Pakistan: Situation Report as of 22nd May 2020

Highlights

  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has risen to 50,694 as of 22 May. Increase of 2,603 new cases in the last 24 hours.
  • The most affected province due to COVID-19 virus is Sindh 19,924, followed by Punjab 18,455.
  • The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), UN agencies, donor organizations and Balochistan government have agreed to work jointly to minimize the impact of Covid-19 in the province.
  • The capital administration has lifted the ban on intra- and inter-city transport and allowed them to resume their services by following standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • The federal government has decided to restore international flights from Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar.
  • The Clinical Study Committee of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved five clinical studies on Covid-19 patients.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
22 May 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Pakistan
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Information Management
Inter-Cluster Coordination