Unmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: APUnmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: AP
Unmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: AP

In Pakistan, coronavirus deaths near 150 a day even as government pushes ahead with reopening

  • Millions crowd markets and mosques. Hardline clerics tell followers to trust that faith will protect them. Many call the virus a hoax.
  • So far, more than 180,000 people have been infected in the country of 220 million. The number could reach 1.2 million people in August
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Unmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: APUnmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: AP
Unmasked daily wage workers wait to be hired by customers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on June 12. Photo: AP
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