Sindh reports another coronavirus case, national tally rises to 30

Pakistan on Saturday reported two new coronavirus cases taking the total toll of the infected people across the country to 30.
The first case was reported from Islamabad, while the second emerged in Sindh.
According to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) officials, the patient from the capital, a 30-year-old woman, had travelled from the US to Pakistan a few days ago.
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The officials added that the woman’s condition was critical and she had been placed on a ventilator. The woman was brought to PIMS from a private hospital.
Meanwhile, Sindh’s case was reported in Karachi.
“The patient arrived from Saudi Arab a few days back and was tested positive today. This brings the total number of cases to 16 in Sindh out of which 2 have recovered and sent home and 14 are under treatment,” said a statement by the provincial health department.
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Of the remaining, five cases have been reported in Gilgit-Baltistan and one case has been reported each in Hyderabad and Quetta.
Globally, more than 5,000 people have died and more than 145,000 infected globally by COVID-19 as the disease spreads rapidly in new territories.
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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