KARACHI: District Central in Karachi has been most affected by the spread of the coronavirus in the port city so far, according to a report on the contagious disease.
The central district, which comprises the areas of Gulberg, North Nazimabad, Liaquatabad, and North Karachi, has registered 89 cases of the deadly epidemic so far.
In District East, which comprises the areas of Gadap, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and Jamshed Town, 45 cases of the novel coronavirus have surfaced so far, making the area the second-most affected by the disease in the city.
District South has confirmed 41 cases of the virus, while District Korangi and District Malir have confirmed one and three cases of the disease respectively. The total number of cases in Karachi, according to these numbers, stands at 179.
In Pakistan, the number of confirmed cases of the virus surged to 1,081 on Thursday morning. Eight deaths from the deadly infection have so far been reported in the country.