A grim milestone for the world as the number of coronavirus cases cross the one million mark. The virus, which emerged in the central China city of #Wuhan towards the end of last year and proliferated to almost the whole world within a couple of months, has claimed over 51,000 lives, with the #US having the most case and #Italy the most deaths.
In #Pakistan, the number of confirmed cases is 2,420 with 35 deaths and 126 recovered cases. The central province of #Punjab has 914 reported cases so far, the highest in the country. It has also recorded 11 fatalities, the same as the southern #Sindh province, which has 761 cases so far. However, Sindh has 65 cases of recovered patients while Punjab has five. The stats are updated till 0200 hrs, March 3
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