Health Department Punjab has Issued Special SOPs for Various Sectors Due To the Increase in Corona Cases


With the special efforts of Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Imran Sikandar Baloch , the province-wide vaccination campaign is successfully moving towards its goals. Special SOPs have been issued for various sectors in view of the growing situation in Corona across the province. A new record of vaccination across Punjab, a record number of vaccinations are being carried out on a daily basis. There are currently a total of 662 vaccination centers in operation. Vaccination campaign is successfully underway at all vaccination centers in Punjab province. Covid-19 Vaccination total coverage report dated 11th September is 37,727,542. Coverage in last 24 hours is 532,784 whereas in Lahore 52,943 coverage in last 24 hours while 5,237,645 total coverage in Lahore have been reported. During the last 24 hours, 1,345 new cases were reported from across the province. So far, the total number of cases has reached 411,809. Besides, 372,934 patients have fully recovered in the whole province, bringing the total number of active cases to 26,679. In recent 24 hours, 6 deaths are recorded in Lahore whereas 27 deaths have been reported in Punjab, while the total number of deaths has reached 12,196. During the last 24 hours, 21,474 tests are conducted making a total of 7,051,529 tests. During last 24 hours 517 cases were reported in Lahore, 161 cases in Rawalpindi, 77 cases in Faisalabad, 70 cases in Dera Ghazi Khan, 59 case in Multan, 45 cases in Bahawalpur, 43 in Rahim Yar Khan, 39 in Gujranwala, 29 in Toba Tek Singh whereas 27 cases reported in Mianwali and Sargodha. While 22 cases in Lodhran, Sahiwal and Sialkot, 21 in Okara, 17 in khanewal, 16 in Pakpattan, 15 in Kasor, 13 in Sheikhupura, 12 cases reported in Bhakkar, Chakwal, Gujarat and Muzzafargarh. Similarly 11 cases in Vehari, 8 in Jhang, 6 in Layyah, 5 in Jehlum and Rajanpur, 4 in Bahawalnagar, 3 cases reported in Attock, Chiniot, Nankana Sahib and Narowal. Yesterday, the overall positive rate of corona was recorded at 6.3 in all the cities across the province, while the provincial capital Lahore recorded a positive rate of 11% , Rawalpindi 10%, Faisalabad 12%, Multan 7% and in Gujranwala 4% was recorded. While Talking about ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive, Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department said that, "Frequently increase corona case in Punjab is a matter of concern. In such epidemic conditions, vaccination is the only and effective treatment against corona." He further added, "It is Pleasant that a large number of citizens are increasingly participating in the vaccination campaign - there is no shortage of vaccinations anywhere in the province. There is ample stock of vaccines at all centers while the future more vaccines have been ordered to meet the needs. *"Citizens are urged to immediately vaccinate all people over the age of 17 and ensure implementation of SOPs so that we can return to normal life.