LAHORE – Punjab Labour Minister Ansar Majeed Khan on Wednesday has handed over a cheque of Rs 3.2 million to Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar for Prime Minister Corona Relief Fund.
During the meeting, Sardar Usman Buzdar lauded the determination of employees working in Punjab Workers Welfare Board and said that together we can save the lives of people from coronavirus.
The nation will never forgive those doing politics in current scenario, he added.
It is to be mentioned here that Pakistan confirmed 46 more deaths from novel coronavirus in one day as the nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 985 and positive cases surged to 45,898.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 1,932 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh remains the worst-hit province by the pandemic followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 16,685 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Punjab, 17,947 in Sindh, 6,554 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,885 in Balochistan, 1,138 in Islamabad, 556 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 133 in Azad Kashmir.
Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.