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June 10, 2021

48 COVID-19 patients die

 
June 10, 2021

LAHORE:Around 48 COVID-19 patients died and 226 new positive cases were confirmed in Punjab during the last 24 hours.

According to Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD) report issued on Wednesday, the death toll reached 10,397 in Punjab, while confirmed cases became 343,031 in the province. Around 13 deaths occurred in Lahore, which raised the toll to 4,198 in provincial metropolis. After 10,397 fatalities and recovery of a total of 319,965 patients, 12,669 active cases still remain, who are either isolated at homes or under treatment at different quarantine centres and health facilities.

recover: The Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department (SHC&MED), Punjab, has informed that around 299,051 corona patients have recovered in the public sector hospitals being run under the control of SHC&MED and Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department while 576 corona patients recovered during the last 24 hours. In a press statement issued here on Wednesday, SHC&MED Secretary Barrister Nabeel Ahmed Awan said that 7,583 beds were reserved in all government hospitals for corona patients, out of which, 6,435 beds were unoccupied. Likewise, 1,635 beds are reserved in government hospitals of the provincial metropolis and 1,337 beds are vacant.

The SHC&MED secretary said that in view of the surging corona pandemic, the department had arranged 3,344 beds in the isolation wards of all government hospitals in the province, out of which, 3029 beds were vacant. However, 424 beds for corona patients are reserved in the isolation wards set up in government hospitals of Lahore and 382 beds are unoccupied. In addition, 3,454 beds are also reserved in HDUs for corona patients in all the hospitals of Punjab government and 2,842 beds are vacant while, in hospitals of Lahore, 927 beds are reserved in HDU and 763 beds are unoccupied, Nabeel Awan added.