ISLAMABAD—Muhammad Anwar, a crime reporter at Daily Khabrain, died of COVID-19 in Sukkur on Thursday.
According to journalist Riaz Mengal, Anwar was diagnosed with coronavirus a few days ago. He is the first journalist in Sindh to die of the virus.
Mengal said that three members of the deceased’s family had also contracted coronavirus.
Around 40 journalists and media workers have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pakistan.
Earlier this week, senior journalist Zafar Rasheed Bhatti, died after a three-week battle with coronavirus in Rawalpindi.