The Pakistani Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that a person infected with coronavirus had died.
The death was announced on a web portal launched by the Ministry on Tuesday to monitor the spread of the coronavirus in the South Asian nation.
So far, 195 people in Pakistan have tested positive.
Punjab health minister Yasmin Rashid said the patient was taken to hospital in critical condition and had previously traveled from Iran, where most of the 195 people had the infection.
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