Coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 2037 with 26 deaths

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have surged to 2,037 with more than 200 cases emerging in a single day and the number is now rising even more rapidly.

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Coronavirus cases in Pakistan surge to 2,037 with 26 deaths.

The death toll of Pakistan from COVID-19 cases is 26 with the latest fatality being reported from Sindh of a 74 year old man who was a resident of Karachi and admitted to the hospital on the 26 of March. The patient reportedly had Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and was also Diabetic.

This brings the death toll of Sindh to eight however, Punjab currently has the highest number of deaths at nine and also the highest number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan with 708 followed by Sindh with 676.

Read more: Pakistan govt launches coronavirus WhatsApp helpline.

Here is a province wise breakdown of coronavirus cases in Pakistan as of 12:00 am on 1 April 2020.

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan (Province Breakdown)

ProvinceNumber of casesDeaths
Sindh6768
Punjab7089
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa2536
Balochistan1581
Islamabad58
Gilgit Baltistan1782
AJK6
TOTAL203726

Global Update

The total number of coronavirus cases have crossed 846,000 and over 41,500 deaths with the United States having the most number of COVID-19 cases in the world.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States have surpassed 180,000 and this number keeps increasing rapidly with over 20,000 cases reported in the last 24 hours. Currently the United States is also the country with the third highest number of deaths with 3.580.

However Italy has the highest number of coronavirus deaths in any country at 12,428 with close to a 1.000 deaths being reported every single day. Italy also has the second highest number of cases in the world with over 105,500 cases and thousands of new cases emerging every day.

Spain has the third highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world with over 94,000 cases and the country also has the second highest fatality rate with 8,269 deaths and more than 600 deaths being reported every day.

However, China which was ones at the top of the list with the most cases and deaths when the COVID-19 outbreak began in its Hubei province has been able to curb the spread of the virus and control the death rate. The country only has a few dozen cases each day and lockdowns in the country are being lifted and things seem to be getting back to normal.

The youngest coronavirus death recorded so far is in Europe of a 12 year old girl from Belgium. Not much details about it have been revealed other than she was suffering from fever for a few days and tested positive for COVID-19 before dying.

Read more: 12 year old Belgium girl becomes the youngest coronavirus death.

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