Most Latest Coronavirus Update: Coronavirus Case in Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan’s Tally Rises to 20

The second Gilgit-Baltistan coronavirus case occurred on Wednesday and increased the number of confirmed cases in Pakistan to 20.

Skardu’s 14-year-old boy was put in an isolation center and was screened for the enigmatic viral coronaviral pneumonia disease.

Previously, health officials claims that the patient is a 45-year-old from the remote area, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), which is supposedly contaminated in Iran, has been a case of the newer coronavirus in Pakistan.

The patient had been shifted to the isolation ward of a local hospital in Gilgit, while her family members were also being screened for the highly infectious virus.

On Tuesday, the first coronavirus case emerged in the Balochistan capital. The 12-year-old patient had arrived in Quetta along with his parents from Iran via Taftan border, head of a government hospital said.

The family belongs to Dadu district in Sindh, said the medical superintendent (MS) of Fatima Jinnah Hospital, adding that parents, three siblings and paternal aunt of the child are tested negative.

“Blood samples were sent to the laboratory based on the family’s travel history of visiting coronavirus-infected areas in Iran,” Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani said.

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