The Punjab Health Department reported on Friday the total figure of 2,732 newly infected; while, 62 deaths cases in the past 24 hours in the province.
With 62 new COVID-19 deaths today, the total casualties for the province have jumped to be 7,271 since the outbreak of the global pandemic, noted the health department.
Only in Lahore, 1402 of the total cases emerged, which makes for about 51 percent of the entire Punjab stats.
Punjab also accounted for the 56 pc of the casualties reported across Pakistan in the last 24 hours according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
It may be noted that today throughout Pakistan, the novel coronavirus has claimed 110 more lives in Pakistan during the past 24 hours, surging the overall death toll to 15,982.
As per the latest statistics of the NCOC, the COVID-19 has claimed 110 more lives while 5,364 more people contacted COVID-19.