COVID-19 Causing Thrombotic Disorders
Doctors note COVID-19 patients developing blood clots (thrombosis), disrupting the blood supply to limbs, leading to amputations in some cases.
The link between virus & thickening blood not yet known – doctors warn risks of thrombosis very high, patients may need blood thinners.
Coronavirus Hotspot: Lyari
Residents of Karachi’s populous Lyari area continue to flout lockdown as another 300 cases emerge in Sindh overnight
Desperate health officials & administration bodies appeal to influential “elders” to promote awareness about the virus in Lyari
Cases Surge As Tests Decrease
Coronavirus testing reduced in all provinces except Sindh despite new cases being reported in hundreds by the day
Dr. Zafar Mirza denies allegations that reduced testing in Punjab an attempt to “artificially” flatten the curve
“Unfair” Ration Distribution
Civil society organize a protest in Sukkur, Sindh, alleging deserving people not receiving ration distributed by the provincial government
Activists claim miscreants cleanout distribution spots, appeal authorities to take notice & ensure fair ration distribution