New cases of Corona virus in Pakistan could not be stopped and the total number of affected people in different parts of the country increased to 1492.
The deadly virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while in Punjab yesterday, 2 deaths were reported, so far 12 people have died of the virus in the country.
Though Sindh was the worst affected by this virus, 82 cases were reported in Punjab last day.
Not only this, the highest number of deaths has been reported in Punjab where 5 people died of this outbreak while 4 died in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one in Sindh, one in Balochistan and one in Gilgit-Baltistan.
If you look at the figures coming out this week, the total number of victims has increased to over 1,400.
67 new cases of Corona virus emerged in Punjab, the country’s largest province
Spokesman of Health Department Punjab Qaiser Asif said that the number of certified victims has increased to 497 in the province.
So far, five deaths have occurred in the province and 4 patients have recovered, he said.
On the details of the victims, he said that 207 people from Dera Ghazi Khan and 46 pilgrims from Multan besides 116 people in Lahore were diagnosed with corona virus.
According to the spokesman, 51 patients were reported from Gujarat, 9 from Gujranwala, 19 from Jhelum and 15 from Rawalpindi.
The remaining victims are from other parts of the province, while all certified patients were admitted to isolation wards, Qaiser Asif said.
Later, during a media briefing, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Bazdar confirmed the number of corona virus cases in the province to 530.
He said that these patients included 207 in Dera Ghazi Khan, 75 in Multan, 119 in Lahore, 4 in Mandi Bahawaldin, 51 in Gujarat, 10 in Gujranwala, 19 in Jhelum, 15 in Rawalpindi, 9 in Faisalabad, 9 in Sargodha, Mianwali and Nankana Sahib include 2, 2 while Narowal, Rahim Yar Khan, Attock, Bahawalnagar and Khushab one each.
A few hours later, a spokesperson for the Health Department Punjab said 27 more cases had come out.
He said that the Corona virus death toll in the province was 5 while 5 patients were recovered in good condition