Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases rises to 887 in Pakistan


According to the recent media sources, Punjab has reported three new coronavirus cases here on Tuesday. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Punjab is 249 while the total number of confirmed cases in Pakistan is 887.

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has informed the masses that there are 176 confirmed cases in Dera Ghazi Khan, 51 in Lahore, five in Gujrat, six in Jhelum, three in Jhelum, two each in Rawalpindi and Multan and one case each in Faisalabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Rahim Yar Khan and Sargodha.

Sindh has been the most affected and an easy target of the novel coronavirus. The total number of confirmed cases rises to 394. In Karachi, the most common cause of the spread of the virus is through “local transmission”.

Karachi has experienced 130 positive cases of coronavirus so far. In Gilgit Baltistan, total 80 cases are reported whereas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the health department has announced 38 cases.

Meanwhile in Islamabad, total 15 patients have been tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the recent reports from the sources, Pakistan has reported six deaths from the virus. The first patient who has died of coronavirus belonged to Balochistan.

The Balochistan government’s spokesperson, Liaquat Shahwani has confirmed the first death of the patient suffering from the virus in a tweet.

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