Corona virus updates 18 march: Cases jump to 238 in Pakistan

The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 238 after new patient reported Punjab.
The province-wide break up of cases as of 6:45pm is as follows:
– Sindh – 172
– Punjab – 27
– Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – 15
– Balochistan – 16
– Islamabad Capital Territory – 2
– Gilgit Baltistan – 5
Globally, 162 countries have been affected, more than 7,000 people have died and more than 184,000 infected by the disease as it spreads rapidly to new territories.
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The epicentre of the outbreak has now shifted to Europe, which is recording a rapid rise in new cases every day.
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According to the health ministry, the new cases were reported in the northeastern Punjab, southern Sindh and northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) provinces.

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