Pakistan’s coronavirus situation continues to worsen

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    The COVID-19 situation in Pakistan continues to worsen, with at least 120 deaths and over 4,100 new cases reported on Friday. As Ramadan draws near, the authorities have enforced a complete lockdown around the country.

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