Coronavirus cases in Pakistan crossed 6,000 mark. Total number of Coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 6297 and the death toll due to virus reached 117.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced extension in nationwide Lockdown with relaxation to some sectors.
“We made the hard decision of imposing lockdown in the country which was very well implemented due to cooperation of the people.” PM Imran Khan sais during addressing the media in Islamabad.
Earlier this week Imran Khan also released a video in which he was appealing to International Community, UNGC (United Nation Global Compact) and other international financial institutions for providing Debt relaxation during these conditions.
On 13 April IMF released a list in which IMF approved debt relief to 25 economically weak countries. However, Imran Khan efforts to bring Pakistan name in this list was failed.
The countries that will receive debt service relief are: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, D.R., The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Togo, and Yemen.
Punjab is the most infected province in Pakistan with 3,016 cases while Sindh has 1,688 coronavirus cases.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported total 912 coronavirus cases and most of the news cases in the province was due to Tableeghi Jamaat members who had travel history.
The Dawn reported a total 1,446 patients has been recovered in the country from Coronavirus.