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IHC defer all hearings regarding increasing cases in Covid-19

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) postponed regular hearings on Friday as more Covid-19 cases emerged in the federal capital.

According to notifications from the registrar of the IHC, only critical cases will be handled, including pre-and post-arrest bail, habeas corpus or detention issues, urgent petitions to apply for permits, and urgent matters.

These measures will remain in effect until April 11, the statement said.

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According to the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), the coronavirus has claimed 84 additional lives in Pakistan in the past 24 hours, for a total of 14,617 deaths. After 50,172 tests were conducted, a total of 5,238 new infections occurred nationwide.

This is the largest number of infections reported this year and the highest since June 2020.

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