Islamabad: The quantity of coronavirus cases in Pakistan arrived at 1,526 on Sunday, in the midst of authorities increasing determination to contain the quick spreading dangerous viral contamination.
As per the Ministry of Health, Punjab — the developing hotspot of COVID-19 in Pakistan — recorded 558 cases, trailed by 481 in Sindh, 188 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 138 in Balochistan, 116 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 43 in Islamabad and 2 in Pakistan-involved Kashmir (PoK).
So far 13 individuals have passed on, 25 recouped and 11 are in a basic conditions.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar tweeted that the common government has expanded the pace of testing to distinguish more coronavirus patients.
“So far 13,380 individuals have been tried for #COVID19 in Punjab,” he tweeted.
Prior in the day, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) airplane conveying alleviation products from China arrived at the Islamabad air terminal.
On Saturday, an extraordinary plane from China conveying a group of eight clinical specialists and alleviation help arrived here to assist Pakistan with combatting the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Consultant on wellbeing to the administration Zafar Mirza stated, “There is definitely not a solitary case (in Pakistan) with a movement history of China. This is wonderful looking at the situation objectively.”
“This could happen simply because of the coordination between the Pakistani and the Chinese governments,” he stated, adding that the choice to keep Pakistani understudies in Wuhan in spite of local weight “demonstrated right”.
The Pakistan government likewise chose to keep its western outskirts with Iran and Afghanistan and eastern fringe with India shut for two additional weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Exceptional Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Security Moeed Yusuf on Saturday said the move was taken in the wake of expanding COVID-19 cases in the nation.
He additionally declared that all flights will stay suspended in the nation till April 4. In any case, there will be exemptions if a nation makes an extraordinary solicitation to repatriate its residents.
On Sunday, an extraordinary flight conveying stranded Pakistanis from Bangkok was permitted to land in Islamabad. All travelers were taken to a seclusion community where they will tried before being permitted to return home.
Then, Prime Minister Imran Khan posted a message of support for his British partner Boris Johnson and UK Prince Charles, both of whom were tried positive for COVID-19.
“I wish HRH Prince Charles @ClarenceHouse and PM @BorisJohnson fast recuperation, great wellbeing and long life. This fatal infection #COVID19 has hit individuals past outskirts,” he tweeted.
Khan said there is a requirement for “a universally planned reaction” to counter the infection.