ISLAMABAD/KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA/LAHORE: The tale coronavirus rose in the focal China city of Wuhan towards the finish of a year ago and multiplied to nearly the entire world inside two or three months. It’s not the destructiveness or casualty, yet the infectivity of the new infection – otherwise called SARS-CoV-2 – that has set off a worldwide free for all. The COVID-19 respiratory disease brought about by this puzzling virus has so far tainted the greater part a million people in 202 nations and regions of the world – more than 30,000 of them have passed on and tallying.
China seems to have stemmed the tide against the viral episode as it has facilitated lockdown limitations in Wuhan, the ground-zero of the infection, following two months, however new hotspots have risen in Europe, Iran and the United States. In Europe, Italy and Spain are enduring the worst part as their loss of life joined makes up the greater part of the fatalities brought about by COVID-19.
Pakistan, notwithstanding its closeness with China, remained without coronavirus until February 26 when a youngster from Karachi tried positive in the wake of coming back from Iran – one of the most exceedingly terrible hit nations. After a concise rest following the main case, COVID-19 cases spiked as more travelers coming back from Iran tried positive for the infection.
The across the nation count of COVID-19 patients has arrived at 2,020 with 676 cases in Sindh, 708 in Punjab, 153 in Balochistan, 253 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 166 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 58 in Islamabad and six in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The infection has so far guaranteed 26 lives in Pakistan, while more than 65 COVID-19 patients have completely recouped.
The circumstance stays liquid and we’re refreshing details when new figures are authoritatively discharged.