KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/QUETTA/PESHAWAR/LAHORE/GILGIT/MUZAFFARABAD: The epic coronavirus rose in the focal China city of Wuhan towards the finish of a year ago and multiplied to nearly the entire world inside a few months. It’s not the harmfulness or casualty, however the infectivity of the new infection – otherwise called SARS-CoV-2 – that has set off a worldwide furor.
The Covid-19 respiratory disease brought about by this puzzling virus has so far contaminated more than 2.7 million individuals in 202 nations and regions of the world – more than 190,000 of them have kicked the bucket and tallying.
Pakistan, in spite of its nearness with China, remained sans coronavirus until February 26 when a youngster from Karachi tried positive in the wake of coming back from Iran – one of the most exceedingly awful hit nations. After a concise break following the principal case, Covid-19 cases spiked as more pioneers coming back from Iran tried positive for the infection.
The across the country count of Covid-19 patients remains at 11,569 with 4,851 cases in Punjab, 3,945 in Sindh, 1,541 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 656 in Balochistan, 307 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 214 in Islamabad and 55 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The infection has guaranteed in any event 244 lives while at any rate 2,527 coronavirus patients have recuperated.
The quantity of cases has kept on taking off regardless of the nation being under lockdown for the third back to back week.