Pakistan's coronavirus death toll at 8, positive cases surge past 1,000 1

Pakistan’s coronavirus death toll at 8, positive cases surge past 1,000


According to reports, the number of people who died of coronavirus on Wednesday rose to eight after a new death in Punjab.

A national dashboard maintained by the Federal Department of Health reports that another coronavirus patient has died, raising the death toll across the country.

The dashboard has not yet indicated in which province the death occurred. The Rawalpindi district government told a woman diagnosed with Covid-19 that she had died of the disease.

The woman came from abroad and has been treated since March 21. Her body was returned to her village for a final ritual.

At the same time, after new cases were confirmed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces, the number of confirmed cases rose to 1,059.

Punjab reported the first death on Tuesday. On Sunday, Balochistan province reportedly treated a 65-year-old man for the first death at Fatima Zhenna Chest Hospital.

Earlier, a doctor reportedly died for the fifth time in Gilgit Baltistan in the country.

Dr. Shah Zaman, a senior health official and a contact person for the British government’s coronavirus, told the news that doctors suspecting pilgrims suspected of returning from Iran to Iran were positive on Friday.

On Sunday, March 22, Ajmal Wazir, the chief adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Minister of Information, announced the fourth death of the virus in an interview with the media. .

Wazir said that a woman who arrived from Taftan and was transferred to Dera Ismail Khan had a positive test result today, making it the third coronavirus-related virus in the province. Death.

On March 20, Pakistan registered the third death of the virus. Sindh Health Minister Azra Fazal Pechuho has confirmed the death of a 77-year-old COVID-19 patient in the province.

Two patients who tested positive for KP coronavirus were the first deaths in the country.

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