Tag Archives: Covid

Sydney to get extra vaccines as Covid cases mount

MELBOURNE: Sydney will get 50,000 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week to battle its worsening COVID outbreak, Canberra said on Saturday, reversing a rebuff by the Australian government and other states the previous day of a plea for more supplies.  Australia reported 176 new locally acquired COVID cases …

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41 more Covid cases reported

RAWALPINDI: As many as 1,009,148 people, including 34,181 health workers and 1,043,329 senior citizens, have jabbed themselves so far against the lethal coronavirus (COVID19) at 23 centers since the vaccination administering drive launched on March 10. According to data shared by the district administration, 41 more COVID-19 positive cases were …

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Sindh tightens Covid curbs again

KARACHI: As coronavirus infections surge across the country, the Sindh government has decided to impose further restrictions beginning July 26 (Monday). The measures, including the closure of indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants and restricted market timings, were decided on during a meeting of the provincial coronavirus task force on …

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NCOC stresses strict compliance of Eid SOPs

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday declared compliance with guidelines issued on the occasion of Eidul Azha, particularly the standard of operating procedures (SOPs) for the Eid prayer congregations as critical to contain disease spread. The NCOC – the nerve centre of the government’s anti-Covid strategy – …

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Nation celebrates another Eid under Covid shadow

The nation is celebrating Eidul Azha with great religious zeal and fervour on Wednesday to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), under strict anti-Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs). The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for the well-being of the Ummah and progress, prosperity, safety and …

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