Number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan rises to 185
150 cases reported in Sindh alone
At least 47 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Sindh on Monday evening.
Now the number of coronavirus patients in Sindh has increased to 150 and the total number of patients in Pakistan to 185.
Initially, Barrister Murtaza Wahab, spokesperson for the Sindh government, confirmed 43 new cases. He tweeted:
Total number of ppl affected by corona virus in Sindh has reached 146. Out of this, 119 are Zaireen who are being kept in Sukkur, 26 are in Khi & 1 is in Hyd. This exponential increase is largely due to the recent inflow of ppl brought in from Taaftaan after a purported qurantine— Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui (@murtazawahab1) March 16, 2020
Later, the health ministry confirmed four more cases in Karachi, taking the tally in Sindh to 150 cases.