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8,272 healthcare workers infected by COVID-19 till date, including 5,046 doctors and 927 nurses; Lahore police steps up coronavirus SOPs at police stations amidst fears of a second wave; NCOC warns of reinstating a country-wide lockdown if people continue to flout SOPs; three educational institutions in Islamabad and one school in Lahore sealed over infections among students.
Trans protection centers planned, ward set up in PIMS to cater to health needs of trans community; ten Kakrali policemen booked for murder and illegal detention in a case regarding the death of a youth due to alleged custodial torture. Elderly man appeals to the Prime Minister to bring back son who has been languishing in an Indian jail despite completing his fourteen-year prison term.
October 20th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; A major theme of the PDM Jalsa in Karachi was concerning the rights of people. Voicepk has compiled some important quotes from the speeches of several leaders on October 18.