LAHORE: Punjab reported only 275 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Saturday which were significantly less than those highest figures recorded on Friday.

The virus, however, claimed the lives of 14 more patients during the last 24 hours across the province.

Of them seven died in Lahore, three in Rawalpindi and two each in Faisalabad and Gujranwala.

The death toll in Lahore reached to 123 while in Punjab 324, said official figures released to the media on Saturday.

Of the total new confirmed cases, 55 were reported from Hafizabad, 54 from Faisalabad, 33 from Rawalpindi, 28 from Lahore, 14 from Multan and 11 each from Sargodha and Rahim Yar Khan.

Published in Dawn, May 24th, 2020