Coronavirus Outbreak: Total Cases in Pakistan rise to 216

The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan now stands at 216 and new cases are emerging rapidly.

The province most affected by the coronavirus outbreak is Sindh with 172 confirmed patients out of which 132 of them are in Sukkur who came in from the Taftan border with Iran.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Total cases in Pakistan rise to 216.

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Here is a breakdown of cases within Pakistan:

Coronavirus Pakistan cases (17th March 2020, 6:00PM):

RegionNumber of Cases
Sindh172
Punjab8
Balochistan14
Gilgit Baltistan5
Islamabad2
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa15
TOTAL216

There have however been two recoveries in Sindh and the patients have been discharged.

Coronavirus outbreak has infected more than 187,000 people and killed more than 7,478 people globally with most of the cases being in China where the virus originated.

The epicenter of the coronavirus has now moved to Europe where cases are rapidly rising and parts of Europe have been put under lock-down.

Italy has been most affected in Europe so far with almost 28,000 cases and more than 2,100 deaths with the number still rising.

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