The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus soared to 51 in Pakistan after 18 new cases of novel coronavirus were reported in the country on Sunday.
As per the details 13 new cases have been reported in Sukkur, while 4 cases from Karachi increasing the provincial tally of the global pandemic to 17 on Sunday while 1 new case surfaced in Islamabad.
The 13 new cases reported in Sukkur recently arrived from Taftan, reports Sindh health department adding that the total number of cases in the province jumped to 34 out of which two patients have been recovered and sent home while 32 are under treatment and have been provided with quarantine facility.
The husband of the woman who had been admitted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Saturday after screening has also tested positive for the deadly virus.
“The couple has been kept in separate isolation wards,” PIMS officials reported.
PIMS officials told the media that the number of patients under treatment at the healthcare is now four.