KARACHI: At least 2,193 frontline healthcare workers have tested positive for coronavirus across Pakistan since the emergence of the highly-infectious disease in the country. According to the data issued by the National Health Ministry, 1,232 doctors, 333 nurses and 628 support staff members have contracted the virus. Out of these, 23 healthcare workers have lost their lives, 789 have recovered from the disease, 1,185 are currently in isolation and 196 are hospitalised. A further breakdown of these numbers revealed that 645 healthcare workers contracted the virus in Sindh. Furthermore, as many as 43 and 12 healthcare workers tested positive for coronavirus in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), respectively.
Source: Pakistan Today June 02, 2020 16:45 UTC