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Dr Yasmin Rashid confirms 708 coronavirus cases in Punjab

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

01st Apr, 2020. 11:49 am
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Dr Yasmin Rashid

Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid reported a total of 708 confirmed coronavirus cases in the province.

She said the number of fatalities are few in number.

In her tweet she wrote:

“Total count of confirmed #COVID19 patients in Punjab stand at 708 now.
Alhamdolillah the fatalities are few in number, each life precious.
Protection is the best way to avoid contracting the disease. It’s a new virus, do not trust myths & trials for treatment & precaution.”

The nationwide tally of COVID-19 patients has crossed 2,000 with 676 cases in Sindh, 708 in Punjab, 158 in Balochistan, 253 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 184 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 58 in Islamabad and six in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

The dread virus has so far claimed 26 lives in Pakistan, while over 65 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered.

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