Corona spreads its tentacles across Pakistan with 1,915 cases, 26 deaths

By: News Desk      Published: 11:55 AM, 31 Mar, 2020
Corona spreads its tentacles across Pakistan with 1,915 cases, 26 deaths
File photo of Taftan quarantine centre.

The coronavirus pandemic continued to spread its tentacles across Pakistan with the total number of cases shooting up to 1,915 and the death toll to 26 on Tuesday.

The latest two fatalities were reported in Karachi and Bannu as dozens of more cases were confirmed around the country.

The Sindh health minister confirmed death of a 70-year-old man, taking the death toll in the province to eight.

According to 24NewsHD TV channel, the Bannu Deputy Commissioner has confirmed the death of the 74-year-old coronavirus patient, taking the death toll in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to six.

According to the latest figures, the number of coronavirus cases around the country has crossed the 1,900 mark and reached 1,914 with Sindh topping the list with 676 cases and eight fatalities. 

According to the latest figures, the number of coronavirus patients in Punjab is 658 with nine fatalties, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 221 with six deaths, Balochistan 153 with one death, Gilgit Baltistan 148 with two deaths, Islamabad 58 cases and Azad Kashmir six cases.

According to the authorities, 77 patients have fully recovered from the disease so far.