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Pakistan: Situation Update as of 1st of April 2020

Highlight

  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan has risen to 2039 as of 01 April. Increase of 174 new cases in the last 24 hours.
  • The most affected province due to COVID-19 virus is Punjab 708, followed by Sindh 676.
  • The Government of Pakistan has established a COVID-19 Relief Fund to receive donation.
  • A COVID-19 WhatsApp Helpline was launched by the Government in 7 local languages.
  • Communication Task Force Balochistan with the support of UNHCR has developed IEC material in Dari and Pashto Languages. The material will be distributed in all villages with refugees in Balochistan.
  • The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued directives for closure of OPDs and elective surgical services from 1-13 April 2020 in all the Tertiary Care Hospitals, District Headquarters Hospitals and Private Clinics throughout the province.
  • The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will partially restore international flights from April 2 after grounding them on March 21 to stem the spread of the rapidly spreading coronavirus infections.
  • The Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) has allocation $ 60 million to Global Response plan for COVID-19.
  • Sindh Government has established first drive through COVID-19 Testing facility in Karachi.
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Organización(es): 
Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios de las Naciones Unidas
Fecha de publicación original: 
01 Abr 2020
Tipo de documento: 
Reporte de situación SitRep
Ubicación(es): 
Pakistan
Tema(s): 
COVID-19
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