OUTBREAK OF COIVID-19 PANDEMIC IN PAKISTAN: A BIRD EYE REVIEW
*Dr. Zainab Younus, Dr. Asif Islam, Dr. Badr Younas, Arif Ahmad, Dr. Syed Basit Riaz and Dr. Razwan Siddeq
Background: The first case of corona virus was reported on 17 November, 2019, when a 55 year old man from Hubei province of china contracted COVID-19. It takes more than a month when the doctors of china noted further cases in Wuhan China. The corona virus surfaced in a Chinese seafood and poultry market quickly spread to at least 177 countries, killing more than 120,000 and sickening more than one million in a week. Method: Through content analysis, data from 26, February, 2020 to 21 April 2020 was screened in Pakistan for coronavirus pandemic. Our data included the total number of coronavirus cases, total number of new cases, total number of recover cases and total number of deaths due to pandemic. Results: Results show that, COVID-19, effected both the developing and developed countries. Similarly in Pakistan coronavirus active cases and deaths are reported from all the provinces. Conclusion: Coronavirus started from china effect 177 countries including Pakistan. Pakistan is a poor country and not ready for such pandemic. Therefore in future, Pakistan may face hug number of challenges due to this coronavirus Pandemic.
Keywords: Coronavirus. COVID-19, Pakistan, health, Pandemic, Developing countries.
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