LAHORE: Health Department Punjab has apprised about the second wave of Covid-19 in the province due to paucity of precautionary measures adopted by the masses.
On Saturday, the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department issued warning to the divisional commissioners and regional police officers (RPOs).
Due to non-seriousness of the people has raised chances of another wave of the infection as it has been witnessed that no standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been followed at business centers, shopping malls and other general public places across the province.
It uttered regret over the lack of implementation on the SOPs and directed the relevant officials to make sure a complete implementation upon it.
The country has observed a sharp decline in the Covid-19 cases after the month of June this year, causing in ease in restrictions on movement by the government nationwide.
As per latest stats provided by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), nine more people died due to Covid-19 related complications in past 24 hours, pushing the death toll from the disease in the country to 6,162.
The number of active Covid-19 cases has dropped to 16,261 as 265,624 patients have recuperated.
Moreover, during 24 hours, 23,722 more samples were tested, taking the total number of tests conducted across the country thus far to more than 2.2 million.
So far, 125,632 cases have been detected in Sindh, 95,203 in Punjab, 35,091 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 12,144 in Balochistan, 15,346 in Islamabad, 2,179 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and 2,452 in Gilgit-Baltistan.