LAHORE: Punjab has reported 294 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours.
The total number of confirmed infections in Punjab is 91,423. According to the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, five more people died from the virus during the period, due to which the death toll in the province rose to 2,105.
As many as 68,349 patients have recovered while overall 678,010 tests have been conducted so far. According to a district-wise breakdown of fresh coronavirus cases, Lahore reported 100 cases, six in Sheikhupura, 12 in Rawalpindi, Jhelum 16, Attock 1, Chakwal, 1 and 17 cases were reported in Gujranwala.
Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported in Sialkot, 2 in Narowal, 31 in Gujrat, 15 in Multan, 15 in Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh 10, and 12 cases were reported in Rahim Yar Khan.
The coronavirus cases in Pakistan are now above 270,400, while the number of casualties has passed 5,700. The total recoveries are now above 219,000 as several patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 219,783. More than 600 tests were conducted in the past day.
The total number of infections in Punjab stands at 91,432, Sindh 115,883, 32,898 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11,023 in Balochistan, 14,066 in Islamabad, 1,989 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 1,918 in Gilgit Baltistan.
Out of a total of 5,763 deaths, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reported 1,158 deaths, Sindh 2,060, Punjab 2,100, Balochistan 136, Gilgit-Baltistan 45, Azad Kashmir 48, and Islamabad Capital Territory has reported 162 deaths.
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