Pakistan confirms 5th coronavirus case

A woman wears a protective face mask in Karachi, Pakistan, on Feb 28, 2020.
A woman wears a protective face mask in Karachi, Pakistan, on Feb 28, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

KARACHI (REUTERS) - Pakistan on Tuesday (March 3) reported a new coronavirus case, bringing the total to five in the south Asian nation since last week, officials said.

"We have now fifth confirmed case of Covid-19 in federal areas," Zafar Mirza, health minister said a in tweet early Tuesday morning.

The patient is stable and being managed well, the minister added.