As a result of the new Novel Corona virus disease Code 19, millions of people have been confined to homes in Pakistan from lockdown.
On this occasion, the telecom companies operating in the country have taken various steps to ensure that the users of these services will not face any problem but can be facilitated.
Learn about some of the services these companies are providing to mobile phone users during this difficult time.
UFONE Free Whatsapp in Pakistan
Ufone announces to provide free WhatsApp service
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Telenor Free Whatsapp in Pakistan
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ZONG Free Minutes in Pakistan
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Free emergency calls
All companies are providing free call helpline number 1166 .
Jazz also introduced a service that allows free calls to selected government offices, doctors and laboratories, Zong users can access the local government hospitals and doctors by calling 4343 while Hilal Ahmar from Ufone. Helpline 1030 of Pakistan has been released for free.
Jazz has also temporarily lifted its ban on balancing time.
It is to be noted that despite the lockdown across the country, a series of new Corona cases could not be stopped and the total number of affected persons has increased to 1559 in different parts of the country .
5 patients in Punjab and Sindh More than 500 cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 570 in Punjab, 502 in Sindh, 188 in KP, 138 in Balochistan, 116 in Gilgit Baltistan, 43 in Islamabad and 2 cases in Azad Kashmir.