The voting will be held to elect 48 new senators — 11 each from Punjab and Sindh and 12 each from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan, while two from the federal capital. They will replace the retiring senators on March 11.
Amendments made to Egypt's constitution last year provided for the creation of the Council of Senators, a 180-member secondary chamber that will be two-thirds elected by the public and the remainder appointed by the president.
Infected people or those under mandatory quarantine are usually confined to home, with electronic wristbands monitoring their movements.
Iraqis were voting on Sunday in a parliamentary election with a low turnout, after many lost faith in the democratic system brought in by the US-led invasion of 2003.
Spanned over seven phases, the elections to five states Assemblies - Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gao, Punjab and Manipur - would be held from Feb.10 to March 7, and the counting of votes will take place on March 10, the Election Commission of India announced on Saturday.