LAHORE: The police in Lahore arrested 24 people over violating the COVID-19 standard operating procedures during Eid ul Fitr holidays.
The Lahore deputy commissioner said that the local administration had adopted zero-tolerance policy against people violating coronavirus SOPs. Police apprised that the people were arrested mostly for not wearing mask and crowding.
As a result of violation of COVID-19 SOPs, seven buses were seized in Multan, while three shops were sealed in Shakargarh and they were fined Rs24,000.
74 more deaths due to Coronavirus infection and 3,232 new positive cases were reported in Pakistan during the last 24 hours.
According to the fresh statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Center, 36,725 tests were conducted while positivity ratio remained eight point eight percent. The death toll due to pandemic in the country has now reached 19,569.