Sindh’s fifth case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the metropolis, a spokesperson for the provincial health department said on Monday, as reported by Geo News.
Who is the patient?
The patient, a 53-year-old man, is a resident of Karachi and returned to Pakistan from Syria via Doha, Qatar, according to the spokesperson. He has been shifted to a quarantine facility alongside his family.
How many people have been infected by the coronavirus?
As of 9 March, more than 110,000 people have been infected in more than 80 countries, according to the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering. There have over 3,800 deaths globally. Just over 3,000 of those deaths have occurred in mainland China.
62,000 people have recovered from the coronaviru