LAHORE: The Punjab federal government has expanded the lockdown in 35 districts of the province till Oct 15 while relaxing the limitations hereof for Rawalpindi for achieving the Covid inoculation target.
Issuing a notification in this regard right here on Thursday, the Punjab main and additional healthcare division stated the lockdown was prolonged on the low vaccinated districts.
Under the strategy, it claimed the government would loosen up the lockdown in those areas which will boost the vaccination target.
Meanwhile, the main numbers claimed 739 more people checked favorable for the coronavirus during last the 24 hours in Punjab, taking the total number to 431,093.
Likewise, the death tally reached 12,614 after 22 even more patients died of Covid during the same period in Punjab.
Of the total brand-new favorable cases, 379 were recorded in Lahore, 48 in Rawalpindi, 45 in Multan and 34 in Faisalabad, the cities which have been recording highest possible number of the infections daily in Punjab.
The information showed the Covid positivity rate in Punjab was 4.2 percent and also in Lahore 7.7, in Rawalpindi 4.2, as well as in Faisalabad it was 4.1.