Coronavirus update: As of Thursday night confirmed cases rise to 1, 198 in Pakistan


KARACHI: As of Thursday night the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has reached 1,198 in the country. 

On Wednesday, 39 new cases had been reported in KP’s Manga union council, an official confirmed.

Twenty-one patients have recovered so far in the country while nine 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-wide breakup of confirmed cases across country:

In Sindh: 421

In Punjab: 405

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 123

In Balochistan: 131

In Islamabad: 25

In Gilgit-Baltistan: 91

Azad Kashmir: 02

Globally over 21,000 people have so far died of the deadly disease