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The Karachi District Center requires masks as cases of the coronavirus increase | Instant News

A teacher shows a sign of social distancing at a public school following the government’s announcement to reopen educational institutions starting from September 15 after nearly six months due to COVID-19 in Karachi on September 14, 2020.- INP / Files

The Deputy Commissioner for Central Karachi District, Dr MB Raja Oharejo, on Thursday made the use of masks in confined spaces mandatory as coronavirus cases surged across Pakistan.

The decision was taken based on a recommendation from the National Command and Operations Center, said the deputy commissioner.

“Strict enforcement mandates wearing masks in confined spaces (indoors, public transportation, outdoor crowded settings such as markets and bus stops, and train stations, etc.),” ​​read the notice.

Apart from that, markets, shopping malls, wedding halls, and restaurants, etc. – excluding essential services such as medical shops, clinics and hospitals – have been ordered to close at 10pm.

The notification stated that it was “amused [and] public parks “will be closed at 18.00 every day.

Earlier in the day, Education Minister Sindh Saeed Ghan said the current situation for school closures was unclear.

The provincial minister has said schools have reopened to reduce the education loss suffered by students due to the pandemic. “Given the spike in COVID-19 cases, we don’t know yet if and when schools will close again.”

Karachi recorded 293 coronavirus cases as of Thursday, according to a statement from Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

CM Murad revealed 109 cases of coronavirus were recorded in the East Districts, 99 South, 32 Central, 21 Malir, 17 Korangi, and 15 in the West in one day on Wednesday.

Sindh, so far, has recorded 144,765 coronavirus cases, 2,611 deaths and 137,656 recoveries from the pandemic, according to official statistics.

Coronavirus deaths in Sindh increased during October

Meanwhile, Sindh has seen an increase in coronavirus-related deaths in October, the provincial health department said.

At least 24 home deaths have been reported in the past 29 days – an increase of more than 100% from the 10 deaths in September.

Meanwhile, at the hospital, at least 80 people from all over the province died from COVID-19 during October, while 91 people died in September.

Data released by the department shows that men account for 70% of deaths and women 30%.

The COVID-19 surge

Pakistan reported 908 new coronavirus cases on October 28, the highest number of positive cases since July 29. Sindh has reported more than 900 cases and 13 deaths in the past three days.

Positive cases for the country crossed 3% with more than SARS-Cov-2 detected in over 900 samples out of 29,449 tests conducted on 28 October.


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Corona cases were first recorded here | Instant News

Corona cases were first recorded here

Mazuro: The corona epidemic has hit countries in the world. Almost all countries have been infected with the virus and are now recovering. In some countries, such as France, citations were relaunched. Wearing a mask, physical distancing, and using sanitizers can paralyze the virus. Medical experts say there is a risk of being careless until the vaccine arrives. Several countries and small islands are far from being the Covid virus in this order. Among them, Samoa, Tonga, Nauru and the Marshall Islands do not allow the virus to enter according to Kovid rules.

Two coronavirus cases were recently reported in the Marshall Islands. It is noteworthy that the latest cases have been reported on these corona-free islands since the start of the Covid pandemic. Corona was found positive for two US military bases in the Khwajalin Atoll area on the islands. Authorities said the two arrived in the area on the same plane. On October 27, the two men were identified as from the Hawaii area of ​​the US. The officials explained that the corona did not spread to others through them and that there were no new regulations being enforced on the corona building.


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UK reports 280 new COVID-19 deaths, seven-day total up 53% | Instant News

FILE PHOTO: People walking amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, outside a castle in Nottingham, England, October 28, 2020. REUTERS / Molly Darlington

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday reported 280 new deaths from people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous 28 days, bringing the total in the last seven days to 1,608, an increase of 52.6% from the previous seven. period of day.

Government data showed 23,065 new cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday. The seven-day total of 154,873 cases was up 13.2% from the previous seven-day period.

(Fixed title to clarify 7 days total up to 53%)

Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; edited by Stephen Addison


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The UK has 24,701 new cases of COVID-19 and 310 deaths | Instant News

FILE PHOTOS: People wearing protective masks seen amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Coventry, England October 25, 2020. REUTERS / Andrew Couldridge

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has recorded 24,701 new cases of COVID-19 and 310 deaths in the 28 days after testing positive, government data showed on Wednesday.

The daily number of cases compared with 22,885 positive cases and 367 deaths recorded as of Tuesday.

Reporting by Andrew MacAskill, editing by William James


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