Across the globe healthcare workers have been infected with Coronavirus. Similarly, Coronavirus has infected more than 150 healthcare workers in Pakistan.

According to statistics provided by health officials, 45 doctors and paramedical staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Sindh, 49 healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 in Punjab and 39 medical workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Similarly, 20 paramedics have tested positive for the COVID-19 in Balochistan including 15 doctors.  Two doctors infected with virus Gilgit Baltistan, five health workers in Islamabad and four paramedical staff have contract coronavirus so far.

At least two doctors and one nurse have died due to coronavirus in the country, officials added.

The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) demanded from the federal and provincial governments to announce compensation for those healthcare providers who had lost their lives and those who had become infected with the virus.