Situation Report: New Cases Slow Down After a Two Day Spike [April 8th]

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Pakistan dropped to 208 with 112 of them from Punjab only on April 8th, 2020. New cases dropped from a high of 577 cases reported on 7th, and 397 cases reported on April 6th.

Total cases of coronavirus in Pakistan reached 4,072 on April 8th, 2020.

There were four more deaths reported yesterday, with one each from Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab, and KP.

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A total of 42,159 tests have been conducted so far, with 3,076 tests conducted over the past 24 hours, out of which 208 tested positive.

New suspected cases stood at 2,029, down from 2,050 a day ago, showing that things seem to be under control.

Check below graphs and tables for more specific details of Coronavirus situation in the country:

New Positive Cases Per Day

New Deaths Per Day

Coronavirus related deaths stood at 4 on April, 8th, 2020, which is consistent with what we saw a day ago. Total deaths stood at 58 and slowing down of fatalities has decreased the growth rate and increased the doubling period.

Overall Picture

Region Total Cases Cases in 25 Hrs Deaths in last 24 Hrs
AJK 19 01 0 0
Balochistan 206 04 2 1
GB 212 01 3 0
Islamabad 92 09 1 0
KP 527 27 18 1
Punjab 2030 112 16 1
Sindh 986 54 18 1
Total 4.072 208 54 4

 

Breakdown of Cases

  • Zaireen from Iran: 1,348 (33%) – 119 new cases in last 24 hours
  • Foreign Returners from Other Countries: 1,002 (25%)
  • Tableeghi Jamaat: 711 (17%) – 161 new cases in last 24 hours
  • Other Local Tranmission: 1,011 (25%)

Total Tests Conducted

Region Tests Conducted Last 24 Hours
AJK 534 50
Balochistan 3,091 93
Gilgit Baltistan 1,127 112
Islamabad 3,096 175
KP 2,262 159
Punjab 21,826* 1,853
Sindh 10,223 634
Total 42,159 3,076

*Tests for Punjab are for both Public and Private Labs

Suspected Cases

Region Total Cases Last 24 Hours
AJK 534 50
Balochistan 3,456 93
Gilgit Baltistan 1,175 64
Islamabad 3,096 175
KP 3,068 52
Punjab 10,347 961
Sindh 10,223 634
Total 31,992 2,029
  • Suspected cases are those who are under quarantine facility or those awaiting test results

Hospitalized / Quarantined Patients

  • Total No. of Patients Currently Admitted: 1,339
    • Clinically Stable: 1,314
    • In Critical Condition / On Ventilator: 25
  • Quarantine at Home or Elsewhere: 2,208
  • Recovered and Discharged: 467

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