KARACHI: The number of deaths from coronavirus disease has risen to eight on Wednesday after a woman died in Punjab, while the number of positive cases has surged past 1050 across the country.
Local media, including Hum News and Geo TV, has reported the eighth death, which has been confirmed by a web portal established by the health ministry of the federal government.
The web portal has though not given any further detail except for changing the number of deaths, however, Geo TV has claimed to have confirmed it from the Rawalpindi administration. The woman was reportedly being treated in Rawalpindi for coronavirus.
On the other hand, Hum News has claimed that the woman had passed away in Islamabad.