Punjab reports 60 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

LAHORE: The novel coronavirus claimed one more life and infected at least 60 people during the past 24 hours in Punjab.

In a statement on the daily COVID-19 situation in the province, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that one more patient died from the coronavirus during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll from the disease to 2,238.

He said that 60 new coronavirus cases emerged in the province today. The chief minister said that currently, 1726 patients of the pathogen were under treatment. As many as 1,275,792 samples have been tested in the province to detect Covid-19 infection thus far.

Usman Buzdar maintained that 95,701 people have recuperated from the disease thus far in the province.

Earlier on September 25, the number of coronavirus cases in Punjab increasing once again as the province had reported 178 new infection cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the spokesperson of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, the total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab had jumped to 98,864.