Another coronavirus patient dies in Punjab, countrywide toll reaches 17

By: News Desk      Published: 01:12 AM, 30 Mar, 2020
Another coronavirus patient dies in Punjab, countrywide toll reaches 17

Another coronavirus patient died in Punjab on late Sunday, taking the death  toll to six in Punjab and 17 in Pakistan.

In a tweet, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar confirmed the death of a patient in Rahim Yar Khan. He said: “Sadly we have lost another soul to #COVID19 today. A 68 year old lady who came from KSA and was under treatment in RYK. So far we have lost 6 lives while 593 confirmed #COVID19 patients are under treatment.”

He said that government teams were constantly tracking and testing contacts of patients.

The chief minister also shared the detail of coronavirus patients in the province.

He wrote: “Quarantines (DGK, Multan, LHR, FSD) 318, Lahore 116, Gujrat 55, Gujranwala 11, Jhelum 28, Rawalpindi 30, Multan 2, Faisalabad 9, MBD 4, Narowal 1, RYK 2, Vehari 2, Sargodha 2, Attock 1, Bahawalnagar 1, Mianwali 2, Nankana Sahib 2, Khushab 1, Bahawalpur 1 & DG Khan 5.”