40 new Covid-19 cases reported in Punjab


Forty new cases of coronavirus were reported in various parts of the province during the last 24 hours.

According to the data shared by a spokesperson for the Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), the number of coronavirus cases in the province reached 505,462, while recoveries stood at 490,590. He said that the Health Department conducted 13,880 tests for Covid-19 during the last 24 hours and 10.78 million tests had so far been conducted.

The Health Department urged people to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for their protection and cover their faces with masks besides washing their hands with soap to protect them from Covid-19.

Contact 1033 immediately on showing of symptoms of coronavirus, the department urged people.

Meanwhile, Likewise, two cases each were reported from Lohi Bher and E-11 while one case each was reported from G-11, Koral and Sohan, the officials said. The number of active cases reached 122 on Monday, out of whom 32 were admitted to hospitals, 29 were on oxygen support and three on ventilator.

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