70 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths reported


The Punjab reported 70 cases of Covid-19 during the last 24 hours on Sunday. Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch informed that four patients of coronavirus died in Punjab during the past 24 hours.

“The health administration has issued special SOPs for different sectors,” the health secretary said. “Overall cases of coronavirus in Punjab have reached to 4,42,433 with new cases,” he said.

“Currently, the province has 6,385 active cases,” he added.The number of covid-19 cases rapidly going down in Punjab. On the other hand, the province is leading the country’s Covid-19 vaccine race with more than half of its eligible population administered at least one dose.

“Punjab becomes the first province to have more than half its eligible population with at least one dose at 52%. KP follows with 48%, Sindh 40% and Balochistan at 17%,” National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) head Asad Umar had recently tweeted.

“Federal territories leading in vaccination with Islamabad 87%, AJK 59% & GB 54%, National average has reached 48%.” The Punjab government launched door-to-door corona vaccination drive last month.

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