LAHORE: Punjab reported 22 more deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours on Monday, taking the total number of fatalities to 497, according to the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department.
A spokesperson for the department said 1184 new coronavirus cases have emerged in Punjab, taking the total number of infections across the province to 26,240.
Of the new infections, 727 were detected in Lahore.
A total of 239,173 tests have been conducted in the province (Punjab) so far while 6124 people have made successful recoveries after contracting coronavirus, the department said.
Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan yesterday, refuted reports regarding the imposition of fines over not wearing face masks at public places.