17 more tested positive with coronavirus


As many as 17 more people were diagnosed with deadly coronavirus during the last 24 hours, raising the district’s tally of confirmed cases to 47,039.

As per the latest data released by the District Health Authority here Saturday, the total infected cases included 43,488 from Rawalpindi and 3,551 from other districts. Among the news cases, six arrived from the Rawalpindi Cantonment and Potohar town, three from Rawal town, and one from Attock and Islamabad.

“Presently, 81 confirmed patients are quarantined at homes, and one in the Attock Hospital”, the report added. The report further said that 6,973,375 people, including 44,797 health workers, had jabbed themselves against the lethal coronavirus (COVID-19) across the district since the vaccination administering drive launched on March 10, 2021.

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