Pakistan confirms first two cases of coronavirus

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza observed precautionary measures taken at Islamabad airport on January 24, 2020. (Photo by health ministry)
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Updated 27 February 2020

Pakistan confirms first two cases of coronavirus

Feb 27: Pakistan has detected its first two cases of novel coronavirus, a public health advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted Wednesday, days after Islamabad closed its land border with Iran, where 19 people have died from the virus.

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PH eyes rice imports from India, Pakistan

Updated 30 March 2020

PH eyes rice imports from India, Pakistan

March 30: Inquirer report by Karl R. Ocampo states that as countries continue to close borders to protect themselves from the new coronavirus pandemic, the government said it would work with the country’s Asean trading partners to ensure the stable flow of exports.

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