LAHORE: Pakistan on Friday has reported 11 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases have surged to 1408 as 457 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Sindh, 133 in Balochistan, 490 in Punjab, 180 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 107 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 39 in Islamabad and two in Azad Kashmir.
According to details, total number of patients who have recovered is 25.
Govt bans congregational prayers in mosques
National Coordination Committee (NCC) under the supervision of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has decided to limit the congregational prayers in mosques.
Following the orders, all the provinces have banned congregational prayers in mosques. The Friday prayers have also been limitized as only healthy people will be allowed to offer prayers in the mosques.
Saudi Arabia halts Hajj agreement with Pakistan
In wake of the spread the novel coronavirus pandemic across the globe, the Saudi Arabian government halted signing of Hajj agreement with Pakistan.
According to a letter received by the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the Saudi government has stopped Pakistan not to make Hajj 2020 agreement.
The letter further stated that the agreement will not be made until the situation in country gets better.