Lahore, 24 March 2020 – Tahir Chudhary:
Punjab on Tuesday reported its first death from the coronavirus in the province.
According to provincial Health Minister Yasmin Rashid, the patient was a 57-year-old admitted to Mayo Hospital. She repeated appeals for the public to stay indoors and avoid spreading the virus any further.
The Punjab Health department also tweeted that the number of confrimed cases in the province stood at 265 after 16 new cases were reported in the province