Coronavirus update: As of Wednesday evening confirmed cases rise to 1,059 in Pakistan

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KARACHI: As of Wednesday evening the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has reached 1059 as one more patient died in Punjab taking the death toll to eight in the country.

The latest death has been reported in Punjab.

39 new cases have been reported in KP’s Manga union council, an official confirmed today.

Twenty-one patients have recovered so far in the country while eight have lost their lives.

Punjab reported its first death on Tuesday. A 57-year-old woman died at a hospital in Lahore.

Given below is the province-wise breakup of confirmed cases across country:

In Sindh: 413

In Punjab: 312

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 117

In Balochistan: 115

In Islamabad: 16

In Gilgit-Baltistan: 81

Azad Kashmir: 01

Globally over 18, 000 people have so far died of the deadly disease.