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Lahore’s COVID-19 positivity rate surges to 9%

1087 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Punjab in 24 hours

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Lahore’s COVID-19 positivity rate surges to 9%!

Secretary Health Sara Aslam stated that the COVID-19 positive cases rate in Lahore has reached 9 percent in the last 24 hours.

Overall 1087 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Punjab in 24 hours while 20,609 covid-19 tests were conducted, the secretary said.

The overall positivity ratio of coronavirus cases in Punjab has soared to 5.3 percent.

“Lahore reported 471 cases of the virus in last 24 hours, followed by Rawalpindi with 236 cases, Multan 40 cases, Gujrat 38 cases, Bahawalpur 37 cases, Faisalabad 34 infections, Sialkot 25 cases, Shekhupura 21 cases, Gujranwala 20 cases, Sargodha 19 cases, Rahim Yar Khan 18 cases, D.G. Khan 17, Chakwal 16 and Layyah 12 confirmed cases,” health secretary said.

According to Punjab’s Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, the test positivity ratio in Rawalpindi is 17.9 % and Faisalabad is 2.4 %.

 

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