19 more tested Covid positive in Attock

Raza Naqvi

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus (Covid-19) positive patients in Attock keeps escalating as 11 more tested positive on Wednesday raising the number of positive patients to 2028 while four persons more fall victim to virus in the district, it was officially said.

According to health officials, Adeel Shah, Shoukat and Hanif- residents of Attock city while Ghulam Sabir- a native of Hazro died of the virus in the district during past 24 hours.

District focal person for Covid-19 Kashif Hussain has informed that among the all 19 new patients detected on Wednesday, all belongs to Attock city.

He informed that the number of active patients in the district is 169 and in which 165 are home isolated while 4 others are hospitalized.

He informed that as many as eight suspected patient is also admitted in district headquarters hospital and are in critical condition.

He informed that number of suspected patients in the district raised to 32,913 while screening of as many as 36,165 persons is carried out across the district in which 30,798 were tested negative.

Responding a question, he said that result of as many as 87 suspected patients are awaited.

He informed that so far 1,820 persons have recovered from the virus in the district so far.

Responding to a question, he said that safe burial of as many as 121 patients including Covid-19 positive.