LAHORE: Punjab’s daily coronavirus deaths rose to 14 in the last 24 hours, data from National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed on Saturday, bringing the province’s death toll to 5,337.
Cases have come down in recent months. The government portal keeping track of the outbreak in Pakistan reported 1,315 new infections of the coronavirus after conducting 39,086 tests, receiving back a transmission rate of 3.36 per cent.
The NCOC data showed the total number of active cases at 21,554.
In the last 24 hours, the portal recorded at least 33 more fatalities, taking the nationwide toll to 12,837.