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COVID-19 cases in Sindh escalated to 181, confirms Murtaza Wahab

COVID-19 cases in Sindh escalated to 181, confirms Murtaza Wahab
March 18, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister Murtaza Wahab on Wednesday confirmed that the number of COVID-19 cases in Sindh has escalated to 181. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, the adviser said that after nine new cases, the province total of coronavirus patients has reached 181 in Sindh. He added that two patients have also been discharged from the hospital after full recovery. Murtaza Wahab maintained that out of 181 cases, 141 were those of pilgrims returning to Sukkur from the Iran-Pakistan border at Taftan. “38 cases were reported from other cities of Sindh,” he added. Commenting about the partial lockdown, the adviser said that hospitals across the province are not being shut down. “Precaution is the only way to prevent the spread of the disease. The easiest thing is to quarantine ourselves for 14 days,” he said. Referring the closure of shopping malls, restaurants across the province, Murtaza Wahan said that strict action will be taken against those found involved in violating govt orders. It is pertinent to mention here that the number of coronavirus cases increased up to 251 in Pakistan as Sindh reported nine new COVID-19 cases.