Coronavirus cases drop by 60 percent in Lahore

By: INP      Published: 12:02 AM, 18 Jul, 2020
Coronavirus cases drop by 60 percent in Lahore
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Coordinated efforts against novel coronavirus are bearing fruit as Lahore has witnessed a 60 percent drop in COVID-19 cases during the last one week.

According to a report issued by the Punjab Health Department, around 4,000 samples were being tested at eight government laboratories in the city against which around 200 people were being diagnosed with COVID-19 daily during the past week.

In June, over 1,000 people were being tested positive for COVID-19 daily in the city, reads the report.

Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Muhammad Usman said that laboratories were conducting tests as per routine in the city, adding that the number of COVID-19 cases dropped considerably in the city.