Coronavirus updates: Essential information for Pakistan

 We will continue to update this story. Last updated: 11:30, Saturday, September 26, 2020

As of 11:30 a.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020 known updates

Pakistan: 309,581 (566 new)

Islamabad: 16,367

Sind: 135,488

Punjab: 98,941

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 37,588

Balochistan: 14,932

Gilgit-Baltistan: 3,635

Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 2630


Death of the virus, September 26, 2020, at 11:30 p.m.

So far, 6,451 people have died from the virus in Pakistan. (7 new)

Islamabad: 181

Sind: 2,481

Punjab: 2,229

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 1,259

Balochistan: 145

Gilgit-Baltistan: 85

Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 71

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Restoration at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020

In Pakistan, 295,333 people have been cured of the virus so far.

Islamabad: 15,718

Sind: 129,396

Punjab: 95,295

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 35,893

Balochistan: 13,512

Gilgit-Baltistan: 3,214

Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 2305


What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Cough (usually dry), fever, difficulty breathing, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of taste and smell, chest pain

Which authorities should I contact?

Government hotlines

What do they do?

They will guide you through the next steps. You can contact a doctor who will take your medical and travel history. You will be told whether to take the test or not.

If you need to be examined, the health authorities will send an ambulance to take you to the hospital. Your contacts will be searched and verified as well.

What measures should I take to protect against COVID-19?

Wear a face mask outside your home. This includes public places.

Keep social distance, at least one meter away from other people

Stay away from crowded places

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Carry an alcohol cleaner with you. Alcohol content should be 60% or more.

Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes

If you are sick, stay home

Disinfection of workplaces and roofs, door handles, meters

Cook well

Where can I go for a checkup?

Contact list for coronavirus testing in Pakistan


Hospitals of all division headquarters

Lahore: Mayo Hospital, Expo Center, Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute, Shaukat Khanum and Chuttai Laboratory


Karachi: AKUH Karachi, Dow OJHA, Ind Hospital, SIUT, Chughtai Lab, PNS Shifa, Essa Lab, Civil Hospital, Liaquat National, Ziauddin Hospital

Hyderabad: LUMHS Hospital

Hayrpur: GIMS

Larkana: CMCH

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

Peshawar: Khyber Medical University, Hayatabad Medical Complex, RMI, NWGH, Anwar Laboratory

Swat: Saidu training hospitals group

Abbottabad: ATH



Quetta: Fatima Jinnah Hospital

Taftan: Mobile testing unit


Scardu: CMCH

Gilgit: DHQ

Islamabad: PIMS, NIH

Azad Jammu and Kashmir:

Muzaffarabad: Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences

Isolators and Centers in Pakistan (updated May 9)


1. AKUH Karachi

2. JPMC, Karachi

3. Dow OJHA, Karachi

4. Civil Hospital, Karachi

5. Liaquat Uni Hospital, Hyderabad

6. PMCH Navabshah

7. Mirpurhas Civil Hospital

8. GMMMC Sukkur

9. CMCH Larkana

10. Expo Center Karachi


1. Mayo Hospital Lahore

2. PKLI Center Lahore

3. Expo Center Field Hospital Lahore

4. Nishar Hospital Multan

5. Allama Iqbal Memorial Hospital Sialkot

6. Union Training Hospital, Faisalabad

7. Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rahim Yar Khan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

1. Heber Medical University, Peshawar

2. Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar

3. RMI, Peshawar

4. NWGH, Peshawar

5. Swat: Saidu teaching group of hospitals

6. Abbottabad: ATH

7. DI Khan: MMTH


1. Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Quetta

2. Prince Fahad / DHQ Hospital, Dalbandin, Chagi

3. Lasbela, the capital of Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Hospital

4. DHQ Hospital, Utal, Lasbela

5. DHQ Hospital Gwadar

6. Red Crecent Hospital, Gwadar

7. GDA Hospital, Gwadar

8. GDA Hospital, Gwadar

9. DHQ Training Hospital, Turbat

If you are looking for places to supply oxygen cylinders, oximeters and plasma, we have compiled a list of contacts here.

What treatments has Pakistan used for COVID-19 so far?

Doctors in Pakistan are using a number of different methods, including:

1. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

2. Remdesivir

3. Steroids

4. Tocilisumab and Sarilumab

5. Convalescent plasma or immunoglobulins

6. Clarification

7. Lopinavir / ritonavir

8. Radiology for diagnosis

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