COVID Watch | 11th August 2020


COVID-19 death toll rises

COVID-19 kills another 10 in Sindh in the past 24 hours; provincial death toll now 2,282. Meanwhile, 3 succumb to virus in Punjab & infected 137 more in the same timeframe.

NCOC urges following SOPs

The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) emphasizes SOPs should be followed during Muharram. NCOC cautions public should health protocols go unheeded, there would be another COVID-19 surge

Sindh government ends lockdown

Sindh government withdraws lockdown restrictions on Monday, August 10 in light of decreasing cases. Provincial government distributes guidelines for businesses to operate by after upon reopening

Pakistan’s COVID-19 response commended

United Nations General Assembly President elect, Volkan Bozkir, commends Pakistan’s coronavirus response. Calling Pakistan ‘a good example to the world’, Bozkir praised government policy & the Prime Minister

Doctors claims virus deaths underreported

Dr. Shah Jahan of Mayo Hospital alleges hospital management & Punjab government underreported virus deaths. Said official figures deliberately concealed 20 coronavirus deaths at Mayo Hospital in April alone