The deceased was a 65-year-old man, under treatment at the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital, consistent with Shahwani. Earlier, a doctor from Gilgit Baltistan. Was reported because the country’s fifth death.
The doctor who screened suspected pilgrims returning to Pakistan from Iran tested positive on Friday, Dr Shah Zaman, a senior member of the Health Department and focal person of GB government for coronavirus, told The News.
The Deceased Was A 65 Year Old Man Under Treatment
According to Zaman who met the physician on Thursday evening, the doctor looked fine and didn’t complain of anything. However, when his wife tried to wake him subsequent day, he didn’t respond.
On Sunday morning, Adviser to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister on Information Ajmal Wazir announced the country’s fourth death from the virus, while chatting with the media.
Wazir said that the test results of a lady who had arrived from Taftan and shifted to Dera Ismail Khan had come as positive today, making it the province’s third coronavirus related death.
On Friday, Pakistan had recorded its third death from the virus. Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho had confirmed the death of a 77-year-old COVID-19 patient within the province.
Last week, two patients from KP who tested positive for the coronavirus had died, officials said.
The patient from Sindh who gave up the ghost on Friday was the primary death from the local transmission of the virus.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan rose to 825 on Monday.
Sindh remains the worst affected with a complete of 353 cases.
In Punjab, consistent with Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, there are 246 coronavirus cases thus far .
Globally, 192 countries are affected. Quite 14,000 people have died. And quite 337,000 infected by the disease because it spreads rapidly to new territories.
The epicentre of the outbreak has now shifted to Europe, especially Italy, which is recording a rapid rise in new cases and deaths a day.