16 confirmed coronavirus cases across Pakistan


Karachi: Sindh Health authorities have confirmed nine more patients who are test positive for COVID-19 here on Monday.

These nine patients have reached Karachi form Syria and England. After being tested positive for COVID-19, these persons are being treated at three different public and private hospitals in Karachi.

With this new addition, the total number of patients in Sindh went up to 13 in Sindh while 16 across the country.

The Sindh health department spokesperson Meeran Yousuf has announced late Monday night about the confirmation of nine more cases in Sindh.

He said, “Nine new cases of coronavirus have tested positive in Karachi. Of these, six patients came from Syria via Doha whereas the other three patients came from London via Dubai in the past week. The health department is in the process of tracking all the contacts down for further testing. This brings the total number of cases to 13 in Sindh out of which one was cured and discharged.”

“At this point of time, samples of 12 more people, who traveled to Karachi from Syria and other countries, are being analyzed and their results would be announced on Tuesday morning,” Yousaf further added.

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