COVID-19 Situation Report 5

The overall situation analysis of COVID-19 in Pakistan (20 April - 1 May, 2020)


  • The Pakistan Preparedness and Response plan to combat Covid-19 was launched by the Government on 23 April 2020.
  • A total 61 million people have been reached through TV & radio.
  • Over 2.9 million at risk populations reached through community engagement on COVID-19 (UNICEF reached 2 million) with an additional 0.3 million reached (UNICEF 0.2 million) over the reporting period.
  • 64,630 religious leaders including 23,356 through UNICEF (243 new) have been engaged and mobilised to promote social distancing, encourage praying at home and to promote key messages on COVID-19.
  • Using WASH communication networks over 2.9 million people (1.3 million new) have been reached with COVID-19 hygiene promotion messages
  • A total of 462 hand washing stations (128 new) have been installed at communal points enabling around 670,000 people (170,000 new) to wash their hands with clean running water and soap.
  • 146,000 people have benefitted from WASH facilities installed in 150 Health Care Facilities (41 new), including an additional 26,000 people this reporting period.  
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