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Another coronavirus patient dies at Mayo Hospital, toll jumps to 14

LAHORE: Another coronavirus patients lost his life on Monday at the Mayo Hospital Lahore, bringing the death toll to 14 in the hospital thus so far, ARY News reported.

According to Dr Asad Aslam, 70-year-old patient was pronounced dead at the hospital. He was resident of Gulzar Colony Shahdira, Lahore.

Dr Asad said the patient was also suffering from various other diseases too. With the recent death, the number has surged to 14 in the hospital.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rose to 8,418 after 425 new infections were reported during the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, as many as 94 inmates have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in eight different jails of Punjab thus far.

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According to the jail authorities, of the total, 59 prisoners were diagnosed with the COVID-19 at Lahore’s Camp Jail, 14 at Sialkot jail, 7 at Gujranwala, 9 at Dera Ghazi Khan, two at Bhakkar jail and one each from Faisalabad, Kasur, Hafizabad prisons.

The authorities said that test reports of 438 of the 527 prisoners tested in Lahore’s Camp jail have been received, adding that of them, 59 tested positive for the virus and 379 negative.

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