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Lahore (Commerce Reporter) The Punjab Health Department has said that the number of corona virus tests in the province has come down in recent days due to shortage of test kits.
According to a Geo News report, complaints of shortage of Corona virus test kits have been received across Punjab, including Lahore.
In response to questions, a health department spokesman said it had not received a new supply of kits since a week ago, forcing authorities to conduct fewer tests.
“Tests for corona virus entering government hospitals have also been affected,” the official said.
According to government-provided data, Punjab conducted 18,962 tests on April 29, 18,962 on April 30, 16,846 on May 1, 16,307 on May 2, 14,137 on May 3 and 16 on May 4. , 844 tested.
4,113 new corona virus infections have been reported in Pakistan, bringing the total to 841,636 across the country.
According to official figures provided by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), the positive ratio in Pakistan to date is 9.17% while the number of active cases is 84,480.
With 119 new deaths, the death toll in the country is 18,590. Punjab has the highest number of deaths in the country, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In addition, 738,727 recoveries were recorded nationwide.
Punjab is still the most affected province in terms of epidemics, followed by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan in terms of deaths.
So far 310616 corona virus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 287643 in Sindh, 121099 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 22776 in Balochistan, 76696 in Islamabad, 17,397 in Azad Kashmir and 5341 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
In addition, 8741 people have lost their lives to the virus in Punjab, 4687 in Sindh, 3466 in Sindh, 239 in Balochistan, 698 in Islamabad, 491 in Azad Kashmir and 107 in GB.