A first death has been reported in CMH Hospital, Gilgit on Wednesday (March 18).
The sources said that the person was diagnosed of coronavirus but the reason of his death was not COVID-19.
According to the details, the victim was 90-years-old and was a resident of Chillas. The deceased was admitted in CMH Hospital, Gilgit for the past four days and had coronavirus symptoms. The G-B government spokesman said the victim was suffering from pneumonia and fever.
I can confirm that until now there is no corona related death in 🇵🇰. Geo report about a death in GB is incorrect. The corona virus test of the patient is -ve. I request media reporters that in rush to break the news first, please don’t misreport. Check your facts twice <261>
— Zafar Mirza (@zfrmrza) March 18, 2020
According to the details, The Sindh and Punjab government has made important decisions to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, after which it has decided to close government offices, inter bus service, beaches, public parks and cinema halls for 15 days.
It has also been decided to close restaurants and shopping malls in the city for 15 days. However, vegetable, ration shops & chemists will remain open and decisions will be applicable from 12pm today.