Chile declares 90-day state of emergency as more than 8,700 died due to coronavirus around the world

11:25 AM | 19 Mar, 2020
Chile declares 90-day state of emergency as more than 8,700 died due to coronavirus around the world

SANTIAGO - Chile has declared a 90-day state of emergency in the country as the coronavirus has infected more than 204,000 people around the world and the death toll has exceeded 8,700.

In South Korea, with 93 more cases of the COVID-19   number of infections cases rose to 8,413. The newly confirmed cases stayed below 100 for the fourth consecutive day.

According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a total of 139 more patients were discharged from quarantine after full recovery, pulling up the combined number to 1,540.

Iran announced that the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 17,361, of whom 1,135 have died while 5,710 have recovered.

In Italy, government threatened to ban all outdoor exercise while the death toll  rose to three thousands after another 475 new deaths. There are a total of 35,713 confirmed cases in Italy, with more than 4,000 having successfully recovered, the Radio Pakistan reported.

In United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced to close schools from Friday as a response to the coronavirus pandemic while death toll reached to 104 after a 33 new deaths.

French health authorities reported 89 new deaths from coronavirus taking the total to 264.

In Canada, the government has decided to provide an 18.6 billion dollars aid package directly to affected families and businesses.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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