The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 730 after new cases have been reported on Saturday from many parts of the country.
Sindh is the most affected with the pandemic as total reported cases rose to of 396. 89 new patients who have tested positive with the virus in Sukkur, the provincial health department said.
According Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, there are 137 coronavirus cases so far in the province.
پنجاب کے اندر کورونا وائرس کے کنفرم 137 کیسز ہیں جن میں سے 106 ڈی جی خان قرنطینہ، لاہور میں 20 گجرانوالہ میں 4 راولپنڈی میں 1ملتان میں 1 اور جہلم میں 2 کیسز ہیں وزیر اعلیٰ پنجاب عثمان بزدار۔@UsmanAKBuzdar
— Government of Punjab (@GOPunjabPK) March 21, 2020
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department confirmed that the number of cases in the province are 27 after 2 new patients were diagnosed. One of 2new cases has history of foreign travel while the other “is a contact of previously confirmed case”.
In addition to the 2 confirmed cases reported earlier, 2 more cases have been confirmed in KP taking the total tally to 27. 1 case has foreign travel history and the other is a contact of previously confirmed case. #CoronaVirusPakistan
— Health Department KP (@HealthKPGovt) March 21, 2020
In Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), the total tally rose to 55 from the previous total of 30, as 25 new cases have been reported in the region.
Chief secretary Balochistan had reported that the total confirmed cases in the province had reached 104.