Coronavirus patients tally stands at 1,119 in Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 04:03 PM, 26 Mar, 2020
Coronavirus patients tally stands at 1,119 in Pakistan
Security personnel wearing facemasks check commuters at a checkpoint of the city's entrance during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Islamabad.–AFP

With 54 new coronavirus confirmed patients in Pakistan, the tally jumped to 1,119 on Thursday, said the Ministry of Health portal at 4:43pm.

The good news is that one patient has been recovered in Punjab from the deadly coronavirus. 

As per the portal, there are 421 confirmed coronavirus cases in Sindh (8 new cases today), 335 in Punjab (23 new cases), 131 in Balochistan (12 new cases), 121 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2 new cases), 85 in Gilgit Baltistan (4 new cases), 25 in Federal Capital (5 new cases) and one in Azad Jammu Kashmir.

There are eight deaths reported so far with the addition of one patient died in the last 24 hours.