With more than a hundred cases being reported the coronavirus cases tally in Pakistan reaches 1331 with another death being reported in Lahore bringing the total number of virus related deaths to
ten eleven in country.
Punjab now has the most number of COVID-19 cases of any province even passing Sindh and another death was also reported in Lahore bringing the total of Punjab to
4 deaths 5 deaths.
According to sources the late patient was 77 years old and died at Mayo Hospital Lahore. He originally belonged to Sheikhupura. This is the second coronavirus related death in Lahore.
UPDATE: Another death has been reported in Faisalabad with a 22 year old patient passing away because of coronavirus bringing death toll of Pakistan to 11 with this being the fifth reported death in Punjab.
Here is a province wise breakdown of COVID-19 cases as updated on 11:40 pm on 27 March 2020.
Province wise Breakdown of Coronavirus cases tally in Pakistan:
|Number of cases
Punjab now has the most COVID-19 cases in the country as well the most amount of virus related deaths as of today and the number keeps rising rapidly.
The number of COVID-19 cases have surged past 586,000 globally with United States now having the most numer of cases even more than that of China.
The total coronavirus death toll has now almost reached 27,000 with Italy having the most number of deaths of any country now reaching 9,134 with close to 1,000 deaths being reported in a day.
Italy is followed by Spain which has a death toll of 4,934 with more than 500 COVID-19 deaths being reported today and this number keeps rising for both countries very rapidly.
United States that now has the most cases of coronavirus in the world reported more than 12,000 cases in the last 24 hours and the death count for the country has reached more than 1500.
The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was also tested positive for coronavirus today after displaying mild symptoms earlier and is now under self isolation and said to be doing fine.
Read more: PM Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus.
Europe has also reported the youngest COVID-19 related death with a 16 year old girl from Paris who according to reports had no underlying health issues and was otherwise healthy.