Hotspot areas of inner-city of Lahore, Mozang, Shahdara, Shad Bagh, Harbanspura, Allama Iqbal Town, Cent, Gulberg, Nishtar Town are included. The ban will be for at least 2 weeks. And the ovens will be open.
Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmeen Rashid while addressing a news conference said that the corona virus is spreading rapidly in Lahore. The Prime Minister said that action should be taken in the areas where it is spreading. We will decide to open the tax areas. It is a pity when we are compared to a country like New Zealand. People continue to follow SOPs strictly.
Yasmeen Rashid said that Lahore is becoming a stronghold of Corona. There were 358 cases in Allama Iqbal Town and more than 250 in the affected area of Wapda Town. The people have to take precautionary measures in every case. It can be saved up to 50%.
It is believed that the number of Corona victims in Pakistan began to increase rapidly, the number of confirmed cases of Corona in the country reached 144,478, while 97 people died in one day, after which the number of deaths rose to 2,729.
According to the latest figures from the National Command and Operations Center, 5,248 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, 54,138 in Punjab, 53,805 in Sindh, 18,013 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 8,177 in Balochistan and Gilgit. 1,129 cases were reported in Baltistan, 8,569 in Islamabad, and 647 in Azad Kashmir.
So far 897,650 people have been tested across the country, 29,085 new tests have been done in the last 24 hours, 53,721 patients have recovered so far while the condition of many patients is critical.
In Pakistan, 97 people died in one day from Corona, bringing the death toll from the virus to 2,729. One thousand 31 patients died in Punjab, 831 in Sindh, 675 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 71 in Islamabad, 16 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 85 in Balochistan and 13 in Azad Kashmir.