LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has said that the number of coronaviurs cases in the province has jumped to 2166 while the virus has claimed 17 lives in the province.
The CM Punjab updated the situation of the virus on his twitter handle.
Total confirmed positive #COVID19 cases in Punjab are 2,166.
1,416 patients are quarantined Zaireen, Tableeghi Jamaats’ members & Jail prisoners. 756 are other citizens. 30412 tests have been performed so far
We urge the citizens to follow precautionary measures & stay indoors!
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) April 8, 2020
He informed that Lahore has 347 confirmed cases of the coronavirus while Jehlum 30, Gujranwala 40, Gujrat 90 and Hafizabad 6 are undertreatment.
Usman Buzdar informed the masses number of patients under treatment for the virus around various areas of Punjab.