A 77-year-old patient in the southern city of Karachi died from econdary transmission of the novel coronavirus.
The patient was a cancer survivor and had suffered from hypertension and diabetes, provincial health minister Azra Pechucho has announced.
They had no history of recent travel to any country with a coronavirus outbreak, and had not been in contact with anyone who had travelled to such a country, reported Al Jazeera.
Friday's death brings the total number of deaths in Pakistan due to COVID-19 to three. "We have now reached the point of community circulation," said Pechucho in a video statement.
"This means there is hidden circulation of the virus in the community. This is why we need to be very careful. Please take care, of yourself, your family and your loved ones, take care of everyone and practice social distancing."
Death toll from coronavirus or COVID-19, believed to have originated last year in China has reached 10,030 globally as of Wednesday. Besides, 244,517 cases were reported from around the world.