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Pakistan: Situation Report as of 7th May 2020

Highlights

  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has risen to 24,082 as of 07 May. Increase of 1,532new cases in the last 24 hours.
  • The most affected province due to COVID-19 virus is Punjab 9,077, followed by Sindh 8,640.
  • The Balochistan government has asked the National Disaster Mana­gement Authority (NDMA) to provide more ventilators as the number of coronavirus cases is rising fast in the province.
  • To augment Pakistan’s locust-control efforts, The Government of Turkey has offered its expertise to the government of Pakistan.
  • As per UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Pakistan is under threat of an intense second-wave invasion of desert locusts if control measures fail to contain the upsurge of insects within the breeding regions in the west of the country.
  • According to UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report if not properly controlled the locust infestation may cause a loss of Rs600 billion to Pakistani economy.
  • Percentage of deaths are 2% (38) against the total confirmed cases (1532) in the last 24 hours.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 May 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Pakistan
Theme(s): 
COVID-19
Information Management
Inter-Cluster Coordination