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Despite playing a vital role on the frontlines of the deadly third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan, the country is facing an acute shortage of nurses and healthcare professionals, said policymakers and academics.
Kuwait became the latest country on Monday to ban entry of flights and travellers from Pakistan, in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The provincial government of Balochistan seems to be conflicted about the actual number of COVID-19 patients admitted in the hospitals, as the health department's numbers differ from those provided by Chief Minister Jam Kamal.
The worsening COVID-19 situation in Pakistan does not seem to abate just yet, as the country recorded 3,785 new cases in the last 24 hours.
In order to curb the rising number of coronavirus infections, authorities in Pakistan are imposing complete countrywide lockdown from May 8 for the next 10 days, Gulf News reported.
Defying the government's orders amid a third COVID-19 wave, the All Pakistan Traders Association on Friday announced that it would all commercial activities starting tomorrow until chand raat - the day before Eid-ul-Fitr.
Karachi, the financial capital of Pakistan, on Tuesday imposed a "smart" lockdown in four towns of the city till May 18, in a bid to curtail the spike in coronavirus cases.
A 25-year-old Pakistani-origin British woman was found dead at her friend's residence in Lahore's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Monday.
At least 11 people were killed while over 20 sustained injuries in a bus accident at Hasan Abdal's Burhan Interchange on Monday.
Over 3,000 children in Pakistan between the age of 1 to 10 years had tested positive for COVID-19 in April, according to data issued by the federal health ministry.