The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have surged to 3,766 today with over 600 confirmed cases and the number of deaths have risen to 53 with five more fatalities including first death in Islamabad.
Punjab is the worst affected province so far with 1,918 COVID-19 cases and 425 new postiive cases confirmed just today from a total of 1,929 tests according to the Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar.
Punjab also reported three deaths with one patient belonging to Bahawalpur. The patient was 65 years old according to the Civil Hospital Medical Superintendent where he was under treatment and was put on a ventilator but unfortunately was unable to survive while two more coronavirus deaths were reported from Punjab Health Department Spokesperson Qaiser Asif although not much details were revealed.
Sindh also reported two COVID-19 deaths according to Senator Murtaza Wahab. bringing the total number of deaths to 17 in the province.
Islamabad has also reported its first death of a 39 year old woman who was on a ventilator for the past new days. The news was confirmed by the National Command and Operation Center.
Here is a province wise breakdown of the coronavirus cases in Pakistan as of 7 April 2020.
Coronavirus cases in Pakistan (province breakdown)
The total number of COVID-19 deaths in the world have surged past 1,329,500 with over 73,500 deaths and the number is rising rapidly every single day.
The United States has over 356,500 COVID-19 cases making up more than 20% of the world total of coronavirus cases and the death toll has crossed 10,000 and the country has not even reached the peak of COVID-19 yet so things will probably become worse.
Italy still has the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the world at 16,523 with over 132.547 cases while Spain has over 13,000 deaths which is the second highest with over 135.000 cases also making it the country with the second highest number of COVID-19 cases although no way near the United States.
However, amount of new cases in both Italy and Spain seem to be falling while the United States has now become the epicenter and the country worst hit with the coronavirus where there are now over 20,000 new cases being reported everyday.
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