CM Buzdar says 13 more Covid patients died in Punjab


KARACHI:Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said in a statement on Monday that 704 new corona cases and 13 more virus patients deaths were reported during the last 24 hours in the Punjab province while 167,77 people were tested during this period.

The total number of active corona cases has reached 5,222 as 3,310,924 people have so far been tested in the province. A total of 5,363 people have died of the corona in Punjab, the CM said.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has extended felicitations to Baloch brethren on the eve of Baloch Culture Day adding that his tribe is also settled in Balochistan.

In his message, the CM observed that the traditional culture and heritage of the province of Balochistan depicts peace and unity. The purpose of celebrating this day is to promote brotherhood, affinity and intern-provincial harmony, he added and emphasized that the nations which remember their culture thrive.

All the Pakistani communities are conjoined in a strong bond of unity and the traits of patriotism and love are very conspicuous in the Baloch culture, he continued. The culture of Balochistan enjoys a unique identity as the province has remained an abode of traditions and culture. The days of other cultures will also be celebrated with full zeal, announced the CM.