Coronavirus cases in Pakistan reach 1,000 Mar 26, 2020 0 32 12345 Islamabad The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 1,000, the country’s health ministry said on Wednesday.Around 100 new cases were identified in the last 12 hours, a spokesperson for the health ministry said.The first virus infection was reported on February 26 and at least seven deaths have been confirmed in the country so far.The health minister said there were over 7,000 suspected cases in the country and the government was taking all the steps needed to control the spread of coronavirus.“It has been decided to suspend all domestic flight operations from March 26 to April 2,” a spokesperson for the aviation ministry said.Pakistan had already suspended international flights till April 4. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Hubei residents rush to leave virus epicentre as China lifts lockdown Mar 26, 2020 0 1651 India’s supply lines buckle as sweeping coronavirus lockdown starts Mar 26, 2020 0 258 Kabul temple attack leaves 25 dead, questions about attacker Mar 26, 2020 0 325 Tokyo residents urged to stay home as virus cases climb Tokyo Tokyo’s governor urged residents to stay home this weekend, warning of a possible “explosion” of the coronavirus with a record 41 new cases discovered on Wednesday. Yuriko Koike said the Japanese capital, so far .. Australia condemns China’s ‘indictment’ of academic Sydney Australia on Wednesday hit out at China’s apparent decision to indict a prominent author on spying charges, insisting he is at risk from COVID-19 and must be freed. “The government strongly objects to the formal .. Thailand bars entry as state of emergency bites AFP Bangkok Thailand barred entry into the kingdom late on Wednesday, enacting sweeping emergency powers in a bid to stem the local spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The measures, which stopped short of a full lockdown .. Infected Philippine senator under fire for bringing wife to hospital DPA Manila A second Philippine senator on Wednesday confirmed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, but had brought his pregnant wife to hospital before he found out, triggering public outrage for possibly ..