Pakistan: COVID-19 Cases Jumps to 803

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Pakistan: COVID-19 Cases Jumps to 803


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23 Mar 2020

With over 150 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 patients in Pakistan reached 803, officials said on Monday.

The death toll in the country also jumped to six after a doctor lost his life in the northern Gilgit-Baltistan region.

According to Pakistani Federal Health Ministry, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in southern Sindh province rose to 352, Punjab province to 225, in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to 31, western Balochistan province 108, Gilgit-Baltistan 71, the capital’s Islamabad 15 while one case confirmed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

So far, six patients have successfully recovered and discharged from the hospital, the ministry said.