LAHORE: A 24 year old confirmed coronavirus patient ran away from Jinnah Hospital Lahore according to multiple news sources.
The patient was identified as Saman Shehbaz a 24 year old female belonging to Gulshan Ravi area of Lahore and she was admitted to the hospital five days ago and was tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the MS of Jinnah Hospital Lahore Yayha Hospital she was admitted to the High Dependency Unit of the Hospital and was being treated for coronavirus was being tested positive and her attendants looking after her ran away as well.
The total number of coronavirus patients in Pakistan have reached 1,118 as of 2:40 pm on 26 March 2020 with Sindh and Punjab having the most number of cases so far.
Lockdown has been placed across provinces and everyone is being urged to stay indoors and all non-essential businesses are closed including malls, shopping centers, markets, parks and restaurants.
Motorways across the country have also been closed with only selective traffic being allowed to enter according to the National Highway and Motorway Police.
Read more: Motorways are selectively closed for traffic.