22,835 Covid-19 patients recover in Rawalpindi district

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Staff Reporter

The District Administration of Rawalpindi on Tuesday released fresh figures according to which more than 22,835 Covid-19 patients recovered while1199 were reported dead in the district so far.

According to data shared by the district administration,194,056 Corona virus suspects were brought to the quarantine facilities of the district, out of which 24,986 cases were tested positive who were provided with the required treatment while 171,007 were tested negative.

“68 more positive cases were reported during the last 24 hours, while seven lost their life against the deadly virus,” the data showed.

District Health Authority informed that among the new cases,8 reported from Rawal Town,18 from Potohar town,5 from Rawalpindi Cantt,14 Taxila, 5 Murree,9 Gujar Khan,5 Kahuta, and one each from Kalar Syeda, Kotli sattian, Attock and Murree.

“Presently 118 confirmed patients were admitted to various city facilities, counting 20 in Holy Family Hospital,22 in Benazir Bhutto Hospital,53 in Institute of Urology,14 in Fauji Foundation Hospital,8 in Hearts International and one in Akhtar Rukhsana Memorial hospital,” the health authority report said.

Meanwhile, federal authorities have decided to continue double shifts in Covid-19 vaccination centres after Eidul Fitr from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The health authorities have decided to extend the time of Covid-19 vaccination centres that will work in double shifts from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

The decision was taken in view of hot weather as it could cause difficulties to the citizens to arrive at the vaccination centres.

The double shifts will facilitate citizens to get Covid-19 jabs in the evening hours besides expediting the vaccination process.

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