The spokesperson for the Major and Secondary Well being Care Division in Punjab on Saturday sounded the alarm over a rising development witnessed of kids contracting coronavirus.
In accordance with the spokesperson, 12,462 youngsters have contracted coronavirus within the province, with these contaminated starting from infants to youngsters of 15 years.
In Lahore alone, 5,301 youngsters have contracted coronavirus. The provincial capital’s COVID-19 positivity ratio shot as much as 18% within the final 24 hours with 1,233 testing optimistic.
The spokesperson stated that in Punjab, total, 16,473 COVID-19 exams had been carried out within the final 24 hours and a pair of,330 folks had been discovered to be contaminated. The province’s instances have exceeded 210,000, and the demise toll has moved as much as 6,188.
In an analogous improvement, Islamabad on Friday had registered coronavirus infections in 49 youngsters aged 1-10, the district well being officer had stated in a report.
In accordance with the report, 5,291 youngsters in all, between the ages of 1-10, have contracted the virus in Islamabad.
The officer stated within the final 24 hours, Islamabad registered 548 coronavirus instances, bumping up the entire infections to 53,684 with a positivity ratio of 12.27%.