Pakistani reported today 45 deaths from novel coronavirus while the total number of cases has surged to 2899.
According to details, 1163 patients tested positive in Punjab, 881 in Sindh, 372 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 206 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 185 in Balochistan, 78 in Islamabad and 14 in Azad Kashmir.
So far, 170 patients have recovered in the country while 18 are in critical condition.
Battle against coronavirus will be long and hard fought, PM warns
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the battle against coronavirus is a long one. The public should not believe falsehoods on social media.
The society made through judicious and transparent way through use of latest scientific applications.
The prime minister said there would be no
political interference with regard to distribution of such relief package.
90 percent coronavirus patients asymptomatic: Dr. Yasmin Rashid
Two patients of coronavirus in critical condition and that 90% of patients do not show symptoms.
The minister said that 10,000 people belonging to Tableeghi Jamat and 187 people are admitted in different hospitals. She said that in total 18,269 people have been tested for the virus.
Countrywide lockdown to continue till April 14
The National Coordination Committee (NCC) has decided to extend the countrywide lockdown till April 14.
Goods transport carrying food will remain open, while medicines will be available for the general public in all four provinces of the country.