136 new coronavirus cases reported in Punjab

LAHORE – Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch on Sunday said that during the last 24 hours, 136 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Punjab. In a statement, he elaborated that 79 positive cases reported in Lahore, six in Faisalabad and Okara each, five in Mandi Bahauddin and Bhakar each, four in Multan, and three in Sargodha, Rahim Yar Khan, Jhelum and Dera Gazi Khan each. The secretary said: “So far, the total number of cases has reached 440,149. Besides, at least 419,943 patients have fully recovered in the whole province, bringing the total number of active cases to 7,293 till date.” In recent 24 hours, one death has been reported in Punjab making total death toll to 12,913. As many as 16,011 tests were conducted making a total of 7,896,681 tests, in the same time. On Saturday, the overall positive rate of Covid-19 was recorded at 0.8 per cent in all the cities of the province, while Lahore recorded a positive rate of 2.4 percent, 1.2 percent in Faisalabad, 0.3 percent in Rawalpindi, 0.7 percent in Multan and 0.2 percent in Gujranwala.


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