Coronavirus update: As of Saturday confirmed cases rise to 2,708 in Pakistan


KARACHI: As of Saturday (11:30am) the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has reached 2,708 while 40 died in the country. 

After emergence of new cases, Punjab overtook Sindh with 1,072 confirmed infections.

130 patients have recovered so far in the country while 40 have lost their lives.

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

In Sindh: 839

In Punjab: 1,072

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 343

In Balochistan: 175

In Islamabad: 75

In Gilgit-Baltistan: 193

Azad Kashmir: 11

Deaths: 40

Globally over 59,000 people have so far died of the deadly disease.