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Coronavirus: 1st death report confirms in Sindh; Pakistan’s death toll now at 3

Pakistan’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 453 on friday, after new cases were reported in Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has confirmed the death of a 77 year old COVID-19 patient in the province.
Total confirmed cases: 453
• Sindh: 245
• Punjab: 78
• Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 23
• Balochistan: 81
• Islamabad Capital Territory: 02
• Gilgit-Baltistan: 23
• AJK: 1
Deaths: 3
The minister Dr Azra said the patient was was a cancer survivor and had diabetes and hypertension when he contracted the virus. She added that the patient did not have any travel or contact history.
Earlier this week, two patients from KP who tested positive for the coronavirus had died, officials said. The patient from Sindh who passed away today was the first death from local transmission of the virus.
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