Pakistan reports 640 new Covid-19 cases
One patient died during the period, taking the number of Covid-19 fatalities to 6,416. A total of 292,303 people have recovered from the infection and at least 562 are in critical condition, the ministry of national health services said. Sindh reported a total 133,626 cases, Punjab 98,368, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 37,317, Islamabad 16,126, Balochistan 14,269, Gilgit-Baltistan 3,450 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 2,517 cases.
Envelope with deadly poison ricin addressed to White House intercepted
An envelope addressed to the White House and intercepted by US authorities contained a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison that appeared to have been sent from Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said on Saturday.