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14 more succumb to virus in Punjab

LAHORE: As many as 14 more Covid-19 patients succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours in Punjab, including nine in Lahore.

Meanwhile, the 301 more suspected patients tested positive for the virus, taking total number of confirmed cases to 11,889 in the province so far.

In Lahore, the death toll reached 78, while in Punjab it rises to 211, according to the official figures released on Tuesday.

Of the new confirmed cases, 194 were reported from Lahore and 25 each from Gujranwala and Gujrat. The other cities and towns where such cases were reported included Jhelum, Kasur, Khushab, Hafizabad, Toba Tek Singh and Faisalabad.

A spokesperson for the health department said total 4,568 Covid-19 tests were conducted during the last 24 hours in Punjab.—Staff Reporter