Coronavirus In Pakistan: Nationwide Tally Of Coronavirus Cases Crosses The 2000 Mark!
On 31st March late night, the total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan crossed the 2000 mark with a total of 2037 cases as of now. 26 people have already lost their lives to this deadly pandemic.
CM Punjab’s Report
This came to be as Chief Minister of Punjab, Usman Buzdar reported 50 new COVID-19 cases late Tuesday. This brought the total cases in Punjab up to 708, the most out of all the provinces. Punjab also has the highest number of deaths, with 9 people having lost their lives to the virus.
CM Punjab Buzdar, tweeted on late 31st March informing the people about the rising number of cases in Punjab. He urged the people to practice social distancing as precious lives are being lost to the virus. He said that aside from the nine patients who have died of the virus, there is also one critical patient who is being treated to the best.
The CM also broke down the provincial tally and revealed that Lahore has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the province.
Districts: Lahore 154, Kasur 1, Nankana 13, Rawalpindi 45, Jhelum 28, Attock 1, Gujranwala 12, Gujrat 72, MBD 4, Hafizabad 5, Narowal 2, Sargodha 2, Mianwali 3, Khushab 1, Multan 2, Vehari 2, FSD 9, RYK 3, Bahawalnagar 3, Bahawalpur 1, Lodhran 2, DGK 5 and Layyah has 1 patient.
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) March 31, 2020
Pakistan – in total- has had 2037 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far with province of Punjab being the biggest victim of the virus, having 708 cases. Following Punjab, Sindh has reported a whopping 676 cases.
After Sindhi comes Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which has a total of 253 confirmed cases so far. Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan are neck and neck to each, having 153 and 166 confirmed coronavirus cases respectively. ICT (Islamabad Capital Territory) has recorded 58 cases. Meanwhile, AJK (Azad Jammu and Kashmir) has had 6 confirmed cases so far.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 26 lives so far in Pakistan. Most of them i.e. nine deaths come from Punjab. Sindh has recorded eight deaths while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has recorded six deaths from the COVID-19 virus as of now. Gilgit Baltistan and Balochistan have reported two and one deaths respectively.
The only tiny glimmer of hope in all of this is that Sixty-Five patients of coronavirus have fully recovered thus far.