Pakistan’s coronavirus tally surpasses 2,200

Islamabad: The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country have reached a total of 2,252 with 32 deaths and 107 recoveries.

Currently 845 patients have been tested positive for the epidemic in Punjab, 709 in Sindh, 276 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 187 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 164 in Balochistan, 62 in Islamabad and nine in Azad Kashmir.

Earlier, the National Coordination Committee (NCC) had decided to extend the countrywide lockdown till April 14 to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned that the coronavirus situation in Pakistan might worsen and the rate of rise in the cases may be gauged in one week time.

Globally, more than 860,000 cases have been reported, with more than 42,000 deaths, most of which have been recorded in Europe since the disease first emerged in December 2019.