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Punjab reports 1,184 new coronavirus cases, 22 more fatalities

CM Punjab warned 670,000 may be infected with COVID-19 in Lahore alone

new cases in PunjabThe provincial tally now surges to 26,240 - OyeYeah News
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Punjab has reported 1,184 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. 

The provincial tally now surges to 26,240, according to the provincial primary and secondary healthcare department.

Moreover, the province also reported 22 more fatalities at the same time, which take its coronavirus death toll to 497.

Meanwhile, CM Punjab has warned that 670,000 may be infected with COVID-19 in Lahore alone.

Captain (retd) Muhammad Usman, Secretary, Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department, said that the summary was forwarded to CM Punjab Usman Buzdar on May 15.

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It contained results of samples collected from hotspots, residences, and offices in Lahore. 

As per the summary, 6% of the total samples collected tested positive for COVID-19.

In some towns, samples’ results stated that 14.7% of the samples came back with positive results.

According to the, there wasn’t a single area in Lahore or a Qasba where the infection had not reached. 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.