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Coronavirus: 4,064 suspected COVID-19 cases in Pakistan: Zafar Mirza


Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

21st Mar, 2020. 07:57 pm
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Dr Zafar Mirza

Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza has revealed that there are a total of 4,064 suspected coronavirus cases in Pakistan currently.

 The number includes the 686 suspected cases that have been reported in the last 24 hours, he said in a press conference on Saturday.

Dr Zafar said that the country has 534 confirmed cases so far.

Punjab: 104 
Sindh: 259
Balochistan: 103
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 27
Gilgit-Baltistan: 30 
Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 1 
Islamabad: 10

The government is managing the people coming through the Iran border and at least 3,387 people have been quarantined he added.

 

We have established 14 testing laboratories throughout the country where tests are being conducted, the special assistant added.

“I advise people to maintain a distance of two metres at least at all times. So that you stay safe and others too as well.”

“We are also working on increasing the country’s capacity by procuring more medical equipment from foreign countries,” he added.

 

 

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