Friday, October 7, 2022

Punjab higher education donates Rs 4.5mn to CM’s coronavirus relief fund

Punjab higher education donates Rs 4.5mn to CM’s coronavirus relief fund
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Higher Education Minister Raja Yasir Humayun called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and handed him over a cheque of Rs 4.5 million for CM’s coronavirus relief fund. In his remarks, the Punjab chief minister said that people have always helped their brothers and sisters in need and this spirit distinguishes Pakistani nation from others. “We are accountable for the each penny of CM’s Corona Relief Fund. The funds will be distributed to the deserving people in a very transparent manner,” he maintianed. The chief minister further stated that Pakistani nation has always stood and defeated the test of time. “To curb the spread of the corona epidemic, the people will have to implement government measures,” he added. Earlier, the coronavirus has intensified in Pakistan as 2,255 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. According to the National Command and Control Centre, the number of confirmed coronavirus infection cases in the country has risen to 34,336 while 31 deaths reported during the last 24 hours. 2,255 cases confirmed positive during the last twenty four hours and 11,848 cases were conducted. So far 13,225 cases have been registered in Punjab, 12,610 in Sindh, 5,021 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,158 in Balochistan, 759 in Islamabad, 475 in Gilgit Baltistan and 88 in Azad Kashmir. 737 patients have died so far while 8,812 stand recovered.