25 new cases of coronavirus emerge

So far 35 deaths have been confirmed due to virus


​ Our Correspondent April 18, 2020
PHOTO: AFP/File

LAHORE: As many as 25 new confirmed cases of coronavirus have been identified across Punjab, increasing the total number of patients to 3,301.

The coronavirus cases are increasing in the province and now according to

spokesman for the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department said there were total 3,301 Covid-19 patients in the province.

There are 701 travellers, 1,262 people from a religious outfit, 91 prisoners and 1,247 general citizens have been diagnosed with Covid-19 the coronavirus.

The breakdown showed that there are 541 patients from Lahore, 18 from Nankana Sahib, 10 from Qasoor, 10 from Sheikhupura, 138 from Rawalpindi, 33 from Jhelum, one from Attock, four from Chakwal, 60 from Gujranwala, 36 from Sialkot, eight from Narowal, 142 Gujrat, 12 from Hafizabad, 12 from Mandibahuddin, 27 from Multan, two from Khanewal, 35 from Vehari, 36 from Faisalabad, eight from Chiniot, two from Toba Tek Singh, two from Jhang, 42 from Raheem Yar Khan, 14 from Sargodha, 11 from Mianwali, four from Khushab, eight from Bahawalnagar, 20 from Bahawalpur, three from Lodhran, 18 from Dera Ghazi Khan, one from Layyah, one from Okara and one patient from Pakpattan.

So far 35 deaths have been confirmed due to coronavirus while 630 patients recovered, the spokesman said.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 18th, 2020.

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