Sindh well being minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho in a video assertion mentioned the affected person was a most cancers survivor and had diabetes and hypertension however didn’t have any journey historical past.
With a really heavy coronary heart we’re confirming the primary dying of #COVID19 in #Sindh. The 77 yr previous affected person was a resident of Karachi & had a historical past of carcinoma, diabetes and hypertension with no journey and call historical past. #SindhHealth #CoronaVirusPakistan pic.twitter.com/NZbOQoncv3
— Well being and Inhabitants Welfare Division, Sindh (@SindhHealthDpt) March 20, 2020
In the meantime, Gilgit-Baltistan reported new instances of the novel coronavirus at present, pushing the full variety of COVID-19 sufferers to 458 in Pakistan.
There are 245 confirmed instances in Sindh, Balochistan 81, Punjab 80, Ok-P 23, Gilgit-Baltistan 21, Islamabad 5 and Azad Jammu and Kashmir one.Sindh has to date reported the best variety of coronavirus instances with 151 in Sukkur, 93 in Karachi, and one in Hyderabad.
In the meantime, a 3rd affected person of the COVID-19 was launched at present from a hospital after restoration. The affected person was a resident of Hyderabad.