By | April 3, 2020

LAHORE: How many people have undergone corona virus tests in Punjab so far and how many have got positive results? The government released the figures.

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid has released the latest data on the social networking site Twitter, which according to the tests of a total of 17,000 people across the Punjab out of which 4,000 in the provincial health laboratories, Nishtar Hospital Two hundred thirty-two (free for Punjab Government) tests were conducted at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Multan.

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Similarly, in the National Institute of Health Laboratory Islamabad, Corona virus of 2,900 persons was tested while in the private sector 7,311 tests were carried out.

According to the Health Minister, out of 17,000 institutes, the result of the test of nine hundred and twenty-nine people was positive while the result of 16 thousand one hundred and fifty-one was negative.

In total, the death toll of Corona virus infected in Pakistan has risen to 2450 while 35 people have lost their lives ahead of death, 11 are said to be in critical condition and 126 have returned to their homes after recovery. Punjab has become the most affected province of Corona where the number of patients has reached 920 so far, 11 people have died due to illness while 6 have been discharged from the hospital after recovery.

So far 783 corona virus cases have been reported in Sindh, 11 have lost their lives but 65 have recovered.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 311 cases of Corona virus have been reported and 9 have died, but 30 have returned home after winning the war.

In Balochistan, 169 people have been diagnosed with the virus, who are undergoing treatment in hospitals.

In Gilgit-Baltistan, the number of cases has increased and the number of affected persons has increased to 190 while three persons have lost their lives and five have recovered from the virus.

In Islamabad, 68 people have reported symptoms of corona virus, which is undergoing treatment in different hospitals, three have returned to health. 9 people in Azad Kashmir have been infected with corona virus.