Confirming the second death due to coronavirus in Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health Minister Taimur Khan Jhagra tweeted that a 36 year old man died because of the virus in Hangu.
Jhagra had earlier tweeted that another patient had died due to the virus in Mardan.
There were unconfirmed reports about a death of a coronavirus patient in Gilgit Baltistan but the government refuted the story.
There are 296 confirmed cases in Pakistan with 19 in KP, 208 in Sindh, 28 in Punjab, 23 in Balochistan and 16 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, and two in Islamabad. The only two deaths are the patients from KP.