The first cricketer to die in the world with the Coronavirus And Zafar Sarfraz, a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, has died of a Coronavirus.
Zafar Sarfaraz had symptoms of the Coronavirus after which he was admitted to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar on April 7.
Lady Reading Hospital spokesman Mohammad Asim confirmed the death of Zafar Sarfraz and said that he was admitted to the hospital on April 7 and was shifted to ICU when the condition worsened.
The former cricketer had been on the ventilator for several days and died today without being exposed to the virus, the spokesman said.
Born on October 30, 1969, Zafar Sarfraz never represented Pakistan but the 50-year-old cricketer had the honor of playing 15 first-class and 6 lists A matches.
Zafar Sarfraz is the first cricketer to be killed worldwide by the Coronavirus.
Coronavirus is spreading globally, including Pakistan, and so far at least 95 people have been killed and more than 5,000 people have been infected in the country.
Its devastation is also rampant worldwide, where up to 155,000 people have been killed and more than 1.8 million affected by the virus so far.