39 more healthcare providers contract coronavirus in 24 hours


ISLAMABAD: At least 39 healthcare providers on the frontline of the fight against the novel coronavirus have been infected with the infection in Pakistan during the past 24 hours, according to a report. Those diagnosed with the deadly virus included 17 doctors, six nurses and 16 health workers. Of the total, six doctors and 13 paramedics tested positive for the infection in Balochistan, while eight doctors, a nurse and a health worker have been affected by the disease in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.