MULTAN: Twenty-five doctors at the largest hospital of South Punjab, Nishtar Hospital Multan, have been found to be infected with coronavirus.
All the infected doctors have been shifted to the isolation wards of the hospital. The Pakistan Medical Association said symptoms of coronavirus were detected in other nine doctors as well. The spokesperson for PMA said practical measures should be taken right away by declaring corona emergency at Nishtar Hospital.
457 zaireens from Irani, 105 Tableeghi members and 23 other citizens are also hospitalized in Multan for treatment for coronavirus disease in Multan. Total 2,826 infection cases have surfaced across Punjab, most of them in Lahore. 24 have died and 508 recovered in the province.
The number of coronavirus infection cases in the country has reached to 5,716 and death toll to 96 on Tuesday morning.
The infection cases include 2,826 in Punjab, 1452 in Sindh, 800 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan 231, Islamabad Capital Territory 131, Gilgit-Baltistan 233, and Azad Kashmir 43 cases.
So far 1378 patients of Coronavirus have been recovered, while 46 are in a critical condition. Cases detected so far (AJK 43, Balochistan 231, GB 233, ICT 131, KP 800, Punjab 2826, Sindh 1452) 1378 recovered.