5 toddlers diagnosed with Delta variant of corona

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Staff Reporter

Onslaught of the Delta variant of Covid-19 continued on the provincial metropolis and five more children have been diagnosed with Delta variant on Friday.

According to Children’s Hospital sources, cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 in Lahore have rapidly been increasing in the provincial capital.

Children’s Hospital Prof Saleem said that three to four children are being admitted to the hospital on daily basis with Delta variant infection.

The health department has not yet decided to vaccinate the children against the Covid-19, said sources.

On the other hand, the provincial health ministry said that so far 305 infections of Delta variant have been reported in Punjab.

Pakistan has registered 79 more Covid-19 deaths during the past 24 hours, taking the country’s overall death toll to 24,266.

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