The*, **, ***, ****,2019–20 coronavirus pandemic*, **, ***, ****,was confirmed to have reached*, **, ***, ****,Pakistan*, **, ***, ****,in February 2020. As of 26*, **, ***, ****,March*, **, ***, ****,2020,*, **, ***, ****,the number of confirmed cases in the country is 1296, with 23 recoveries and 10 deaths.[1]

Map of confirmed cases by districts in Pakistan*, **, ***, ****,as of 26 March 2020

*, **, ***, ****,*, **, ***, ****,Confirmed cases reported
*, **, ***, ****,*, **, ***, ****,Suspected cases reported
Disease COVID-19
Virus strain SARS-CoV-2
Location Pakistan
First outbreak Wuhan,*, **, ***, ****,Hubei, China
Index case Karachi
Arrival date 26 February 2020
(1*, **, ***, ****,month and 2*, **, ***, ****,days)
Confirmed cases 1296*, **, ***, ****,(Govt.*, **, ***, ****,tracker)
1197*, **, ***, ****,(MoNHSRC confirmed]
Recovered 23*, **, ***, ****,(Govt.*, **, ***, ****,tracker)
Deaths 10*, **, ***, ****,(Government .*, **, ***, ****,tracker)
KARACHI / LAHORE / ISLAMABAD / PESHAWAR / QUETTA: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 1,331 on Friday after more people tested positive in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad Capital Territory.
The province-wise break up of total number of cases as of 09:30pm, March 27, is as follows:

Total confirmed cases: 1,331

• Sindh: 440
• Punjab: 448
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 180
• Balochistan: 131
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 27
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 103
• AJK: 02
Deaths: 09

• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 03
• Sindh: 01
• Balochistan: 01
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 01
• Punjab: 03
Prevention

Description

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19).





You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you:



Do

Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub

Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze

Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell

Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell



Don’t

Touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean