26 more test positive for Covid


As many as 26 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the district during the last 24 hours. According to the Health Department spokesperson, 555 coronavirus tests were conducted in public and private sector labs during the same period. He said that total active cases in Faisalabad were 207 while 28,785 patients had so far recovered from the disease.

He said that 119 beds were allocated at the Allied Hospital, 52 at the DHQ Hospital and 150 at Government General Hospital Ghulam Muhammad Abad for COVID-19 patients. At present, 5 patients were under treatment at the Allied Hospital. He further said that 202 confirmed patients were isolated at their homes in the district.

On the other hand as many as 373 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Punjab during the last 24 hours. According to the data shared by the spokesperson of Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), the number of coronavirus cases in the province reached 516,040 and death toll 13,590 and recoveries 498,546.

The P&SHD confirmed that 254 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lahore, 16 in Rawalpindi,16 in Faisalabad, 23 in Multan, 01 in Kasur, 09 in Bahawalpur, 02 in Gujranwala, 08 in Hafizabad, 01 in Bhakkar, 03 in Bahawalnagar, 01 in Sheikhupura, 05 in Sialkot, 05 in Toba Tek Singh, 01 in Sahiwal, 05 in Jhang, 02 in Mianwali, 02 in Dera Ghazi Khan, 01 in Jhelum, 11 in Sargodha, 01 in Okara and 1 case was reported in Rahimyar Khan district during the last 24 hours.

The Punjab health department so far conducted 11,708,760 tests for COVID-19. 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.—APP


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