1,988 new cases as coronavirus spreading at alarming rate
LAHORE – As many as 1,988 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Sunday, whereas, five Covid-19 patients died during the last 24 hours. According to the data shared by the spokesperson for Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), the number of coronavirus cases in the province has reached 462,369, whereas, 13,102 total deaths have also been recorded so far. The P&SHD confirmed that the maximum 1,323 coronavirus cases were reported in Lahore, whereas, four cases were reported in Attock, one in Bahawalnagar, 21 in Bahawalpur, seven in Chakwal, one in Chiniot, six in Dera Ghazi Khan, 83 in Faisalabad, 22 in Gujranwala, nine in Gujrat, three in Hafizabad, one in Jhang, four in Jhelum, 10 in Kasur, one in Khanewal, three in Khushab, two in Layyah, six in Mandi Bahauddin, one in Mianwali, 32 in Multan, one in Muzaffargarh, one in Nankana Sahib, two in Narowal, six in Okara, three in Rajanpur, 347 in Rawalpindi, 27 in Rahim Yar Khan, 16 in Sahiwal, 13 in Sargodha, 17 in Sheikhupura, two in Toba Tek Singh, two in Vehari and 11 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Sialkot during the last 24 hours. The Punjab Health Department has conducted 9,363,703 tests for Covid-19 so far, whereas, 431,895 Covid patients have recovered from the disease in the province. The Punjab Health Department has urged the masses to follow SOPs for their protection and cover their faces with masks.
“The people should wash their hands with soap several times in a day to protect themselves from Covid-19. Contact 1033 immediately on symptoms of coronavirus,” the Health Department urged the citizens.