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Pakistan reports 567 new COVID-19 cases, lowest since Sept 2020

It appears that Pakistan may finally be curbing the pandemic’s impact as COVID related hospitalizations and deaths are decreasing dramatically.   

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Islamabad: It appears that Pakistan may finally be curbing the pandemic’s impact as COVID related hospitalizations and deaths are decreasing dramatically.   

Amid a steady decline in Covid-19 infections, Pakistan's coronavirus positivity ratio further fell to 1.44% with 567 new cases. 

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 567 cases of coronavirus were reported while 16 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 28,344.

Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves.

The total number of cases has reached 1,267,393.

As many as 1,214,663 patients have recovered from the disease with 1,704 critical cases.

Punjab

The number of patients swelled to 438,636 in the province with 12,883 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 466,945 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,539.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 177,240 in the province with 5,704 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 33,159 confirmed cases while 354 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,422 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 740. On the other hand, there are 10,376 cases in GB with 186 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 106,615 cases in the capital city while 938 people have lost their lives.  

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Bangladesh-Pakistan Test: Third day’s match delayed as heavy rain continues in Dhaka

Pakistan scored 188-2 on day two  

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Bangladesh-Pakistan Test: Third day’s match delayed as heavy rain continues in Dhaka

Dhaka: Day three of the second Test between Pakistan and Bangladesh is expected to be called off Monday as heavy rain continues in Dhaka.

Both teams have been asked to stay at the hotel as rain continues to pour down in the city overnight.

Only 63.2 overs of play were possible over the first two days with Pakistan reaching 188-2 in their first innings, with skipper Babar Azam batting on 71 not out alongside Azhar Ali, 52 not out.

Taijul Islam picked both wickets to fall at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Pakistan lead the two-Test series 1-0 after winning the first Test in Chittagong by eight wickets.

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Jhang Assistant Commissioner shot dead by relatives

Assistant Commissioner (AC) Jhang Imran Jaffer has been shot dead by his cousins on Sunday in area of ​​Chiniot district, GNN reported.    

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Jhang: In a tragic incident, Assistant Commissioner (AC) Jhang Imran Jaffer has been shot dead by his cousins on Sunday in area of ​​Chiniot district, GNN reported.    

Reports quoting sources said that the slain assistant commissioner had gone to his native village and got himself in a heated argument with his paternal cousins.  

Angry relatives abruptly opened fire on him—killing him on the spot.

Imran Jaffer had been posted as AC Jhang a few months back. 

Reportedly, the dispute started when Imran’s relatives, verbally abused. His relatives opened fire in a fit of rage. The suspects, then, fled the scene immediately.

Chiniot police rushed to the spot after getting information and shifted the deceased to THQ Bhavana.

Police, however, have started an investigation into the incident and the area has been cordoned off. 

IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan took notice of the murder of Assistant Commissioner Jhang Imran Jaffer in his native village.

IG Punjab has sought report of the incident from RPO Faisalabad.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar expressed grief over the death of Assistant Commissioner and directed the concerned authorities to submit a report as soon as possible. 

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PDM prepares recommendations for long march, resignations

Recommendations will be presented at the meeting heads of PDM parties.

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PDM prepares recommendations for long march, resignations

Lahore: Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has prepared recommendations regarding long march and resignations from assemblies.

According to details, the steering committee of PDM chaired by Shahid Khaqan Abbasi discussed the option of long march and resignations from assemblies.

During the meeting, recommendations were made in support of the resignations, which will be presented at the meeting heads of PDM parties.

The members also agreed to hold protest demonstrations and conventions in all provinces before the long march. However, the time and date of the long march and resignations will be decided in the tomorrow’s meeting.

According to details, conventions and protest rallies will be held in all the four provinces before the long march.

PDM spokesperson Hafiz Hamdullah, the Pakistan Democratic Movement will hold a summit on December 6 where the central leaders of the opposition alliance will decide on a long march, Lahore march and tendering resignations from assemblies.

The session will be held in Islamabad with Maulana Fazlur Rehman in the chair.

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