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Pakistan: 21 Deaths and 1,625 Infections of COVID-19

Saudi Press Agency

Monday 1441/8/6 - 2020/03/30

Islamabad, March 30, 2020, SPA -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for Health Dr. Zafar Mirza has announced that the death rate of the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) in Pakistan has risen to 21, with the number of those infected reaching 1625 cases.

In a press conference held today in Islamabad, he explained that 5 deaths were reported during the past twenty-four hours, the highest so far since COVID-19 1st reported case in Pakistan.

He added that local infections have started to increase rapidly in Pakistan, stressing that the government is doing its utmost efforts to limit the spread of this deadly virus.

20:57 LOCAL TIME 17:57 GMT

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