December 2, 2021

Corona positive cases alarmingly rises in Lahore

Pic10-016 KARACHI: Mar10- Senior citizens are busy in registration to receive a Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine against the Covid-19, at a vaccination Center at Khaliq Dina Hall in Provincial capital. ONLINE PHOTO by Sabir Mazhar

LAHORE (May 16, 2021): The rate of corona positive cases has risen alarmingly once again in Lahore as it touched 23.75% during last 24 hours.

Corona-positive cases in Punjab stood at 8.34 percent. In all 45 fatalities were reported from this province, of them 20 were in Lahore in 24 hours.

During the last 24 hours, 12,862 tests were conducted in Corona, out of which 1073 came out positive.

Pakistan has reported 76 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 877,130. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 19,543 on Sunday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) 2,379 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Over 5000 cases have been registered for violation of (SOPs) while 487 cars and motorcycles have challaned in three days of Eid-ul-Fitr in Lahore. 78 first information reports (FIR) have also been filed against public transporters for not implementing guidelines.

Punjab remained the worst-hit province in terms of deaths and cases followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Till now 9,367 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 4,794 in Sindh, 3,766 in KP, 731 in Islamabad, 514 in Azad Kashmir, 264 in Balochistan, and 107 in GB.

Furthermore 325,662 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 298,078 in Sindh, 126,787 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 79,123 in Islamabad, 23,831 in Balochistan, 18,231 in Azad Kashmir and 5,418 in Gilgit-Baltistan.