April 12th, local time, according to the latest data on the website of the Ministry of Health of Pakistan, in the past 24 hours, the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan has been 4,584, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases has soared to 72,602, and the positive rate of COVID-19 has been 10.29%. In the past 24 hours, there have been 58 new COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan, jumping the number of deaths from COVID-19 nationwide to 15,501.
Punjab, Pakistan’s largest agricultural province, is the worst province with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the country.
Pakistan’s Punjab health department said that the Punjab market has been required to close at 18:00 every day to cope with the continuous deterioration of the situation.
At the same time, in the current context of the widespread partial blockade, the government is reconsidering the implementation of a one-to-two-week blockade on the provincial capital city of Lahore.