LAHORE: With one Covid-19 related death only all over the province, Punjab reported 128 new confirmed cases of the virus during the last 24 hours.

According to official figures released by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, the total number of confirmed cases in Punjab has reached 94,993 while death toll 2,180 so far.

Of the new confirmed cases, 59 were reported from Lahore, 12 each from Gujranwala and Sialkot while others were reported from Sheikhupura, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Attock, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Multan, Khanewal, Vehari and Toba Tek Singh.

Lahore has reported the highest number of cases during its outbreak in Punjab.

Published in Dawn, August 15th, 2020