Sindh authorities Spokesman and Advisor on Regulation, and Setting Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday has informed that the variety of coronavirus sufferers within the province has escalated to 76.

In a tweet, the advisor stated, “50 people who had arrived in Sukkur from Taftaan have tested positive for the virus. So the total patients have reached 76 in Sindh.”

Out of those 76 sufferers, two have recovered and the remaining 74 are being stored in isolation, he added.

Earlier, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Well being Dr Zafar Mirza stated, “We’ve increased our diagnostic capacity, and are now able to carry out #coronavirus test in 13 labs across the country.”

He additionally asserted that the federal government has taken safety measures on borders of the nation to stop spreading of coronavirus. Plenty mustn’t get panic and really feel frightened of the illness and undertake precautions, he suggested.

In the meantime, the lethal virus that first originated within the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan in December final yr has claimed over 5,000 lives and contaminated greater than 150,000 folks throughout 135 international locations and territories.

No demise has been reported in Pakistan whereas two individuals have died in India because of the illness. To date, 52 circumstances of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan and there are 107 confirmed circumstances in India.