COVID-19: Punjab reports one new death, affectees rise to 490

One more person died of the novel coronavirus in Punjab, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar confirmed, increasing the provincial tally to five and the national count to 11.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar confirmed that a person had died of coronavirus, while the provincial infected toll had bumped to 490, while Pakistan’s total cases stand at 1373.
In a tweet, Buzdar said: “With heavy heart, I am confirming that we have lost a 22 years old patient in Faisalabad. Total loss of lives is at 5 now. Currently we have 490 confirmed cases across Punjab.”“This is a global health emergency and everybody needs to act responsibly and help us save lives,” he said.

With heavy heart, I am confirming that we have lost a 22 years old patient in Faisalabad. Total loss of lives is at 5 now. Currently we have 490 confirmed cases across Punjab.This is a global health emergency and everybody needs to act responsibly and help us save lives. 1/2
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) March 27, 2020
Breaking down the provincial tally he said that the most cases were reported in Dera Ghazi Khan’s quarantine facility.“Details: DGK quarantine 207 cases, Multan quarantine 46, Lahore 115, Gujrat 48, Gujranwala 9, Jhelum 19, Rawalpindi 14, Multan 3, Faisalabad 10, DGK 5, Mandibahuddin 3, Sargodha 2, Nankanasahib 2 & Mianwali 2 and Narowal, RYK, Attock, Bahawalnagar & Khushab have one case each,” he said.
Earlier in the day, Sindh reported 19 new cases 24 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two cases in the federal capital.
 

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