Known case updates as of 4:00pm, Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Pakistan: 316,657 (930 new)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 38,105
Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 2,874
new Tests done as of 4:00pm, Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Over 24 hours: 28,280
Deaths from the virus as of 4:00pm, Tuesday, October 5, 2020
So far, 6,531 people have died of the virus in Pakistan. (14 new)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,262
Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 76
In memoriam: Names of health workers who died fighting COVID-19
Recoveries as of 12:00pm, Monday, October 5, 2020
So far, 300,985 people have recovered from the virus in Pakistan.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 36,291
Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 2,431
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What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Cough (usually dry), fever, difficulty breathing, muscle aches and pains, tiredness, loss of taste and smell, chest pain
Which authorities should I contact?
Your government helplines
What will they do?
They will guide you about the next steps. You will be connected to a doctor who will take your medical and travel history. You will be told whether you need to be tested or not.
If you need to be tested health authorities will send an ambulance your way to take you to a hospital isolation ward. Your contacts will be traced and also tested.
What precautions should I take to protect myself from COVID-19?
Wear a face mask anywhere outside your house. This includes crowded indoor places as well.
Follow social distancing, keep a distance of at least one metre from other people
Avoid large public gatherings
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Carry an alcohol-based hand sanitiser with you. The alcohol content should be 60% or higher.
Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes
Stay at home if you feel sick
Disinfect workplace and home surfaces, door knobs, counters
Cook food thoroughly
Where can I go to get tested?
Contact list to get tested for coronavirus in Pakistan
All Divisional Headquarters hospitals
Lahore: Mayo Hospital, Expo Centre, Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute, Shaukat Khanum and Chughtai Lab
Karachi: AKUH Karachi, Dow OJHA, Indus Hospital, SIUT, Chughtai Lab, PNS Shifa, Essa Lab, Civil Hospital, Liaquat National, Ziauddin Hospital
Hyderabad: LUMHS Hospital
Peshawar: Khyber Medical University, Hayatabad Medical Complex, RMI, NWGH, Anwar Lab
Swat: Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals
DI Khan: MMTH
Quetta: Fatima Jinnah Hospital
Taftan: Mobile testing unit
Islamabad: PIMS, NIH
Azad Jammu and Kashmir:
Muzaffarabad: Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences
Isolation wards and centres in Pakistan (Updated May 9)
1. AKUH Karachi
3.Dow OJHA, Karachi
4.Civil Hospital, Karachi
5. Liaquat Uni Hospital, Hyderabad
6. PMCH Nawabshah
7. Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas
8. GMMMC Sukkur
9. CMCH Larkana
10. Expo Centre Karachi
1.Mayo Hospital Lahore
2. PKLI Centre Lahore
3. Expo Centre Field Hospital Lahore
4. Nishtar Hospital Multan
5. Allama Iqbal Memorial Hospital Sialkot
6. Allied Teaching Hospital, Faisalabad
7. Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan
1. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
2. Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar
3. RMI, Peshawar
4. NWGH, Peshawar
5. Swat: Saidu Group of Teaching Hospitals
6. Abbottabad: ATH
7. DI Khan: MMTH
1. Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Quetta
2. Prince Fahad/ DHQ Hospital, Dalbandin, Chaghi
3. Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Hospital Hub Lasbela
4. DHQ Hospital, Uthal, Lasbela
5. DHQ Hospital Gwadar
6. Red Crecent Hospital, Gwadar
7. GDA Hospital, Gwadar
8. GDA Hospital, Gwadar
9. DHQ Teaching Hospital, Turbat