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Pakistan confirms another coronavirus case bringing toll to 19


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

11th Mar, 2020. 10:48 am
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Pakistan Confirms

Pakistan confirms another coronavirus case bringing the toll to 19 after a 12 year old kid in Balochistan tested positive.

As per details, Pakistan confirms another coronavirus case bringing the toll to 19 after a 12 year old kid in Balochistan tested positive..

Balochistan has confirmed its first coronavirus case in Quetta .

12-year-old boy, arrived in Pakistan from Iran, contracted the viral disease.

Medical Superintendent (MS) of Fatima Jinnah Hospital said that parents of the boy uninfected.

Earlier, two persons tested positive for the deadly coronavirus in Sindh, taking the total number of the infections in province to 15.

According to Sindh Health Department, one of the infected persons reached Karachi from Syria via Doha while second patient, who is resident of Hyderabad, arrived in Karachi from Iran via Dubai.

On the other hand,  Sindh Health Department suggested to to shutdown schools for longer duration and ban on public gatherings.

Sindh Health Department disclosed this in a press note.

Sindh schools closure likely to extended with reporting of 9 new coronavirus cases on March 9 – all 9 cases in Karachi.

However the total number of cases rises in Pakistan to 19.

Sindh’s Minister of Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho chaired an internal department meeting.

The meeting decided Sindh Health Department setting up its own health desk.

Also screening at the Karachi Airport to screen all the patients coming to Karachi.

While all private and Public hospitals will be setting up a frontline desk for information on Corona Virus.

The meeting decided that an Advisory will issue to avoid large public gatherings,

It also  has suggested to the CM to put a ban on large public.

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