ISLAMABAD -UNS– Pakistani authorities on Thursday has reported 33 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 2291.
According to details, 922 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 761 in Sindh, 276 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 187 in Gilgit-Baltistan,169 in Balochistan, 62 in Islamabad and nine in Azad Kashmir.
So far, 107 patients have recovered in the country while 9 are in critical condition.
Countrywide lockdown to continue till April 14
In an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, the National Coordination Committee (NCC) has decided to extend the countrywide lockdown till April 14.
Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar informed that goods transport carrying food will remain open, while medicines will be available for the general public in all four provinces of the country.
Int l flight operation for return of stranded Pakistanis to be resumed from April 3
The authorities have announced to resume international flight operation from April 3 for the return of Pakistanis stranded in foreign countries due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
However, the domestic flight operation will remain suspended till next order.