Covid-19 cases increasing, 36 more diagnosed with deadly virus in RWP


The ratio of Coronavirus positivity cases was increasing again while 36 more patients were tested positive for the fatal coronavirus during the last 24 hours in the district.

Chief Executive Officer(CEO) District Health Authority Dr Faiza Kanwal told APP that the ratio of positive cases was 0.64 on December 26, which has significantly risen to 1.98 per cent on January 9.

She said that to control this emerging worrying situation, the health authority has recommended imposing smart lockdown in those areas from where 3 to 4 COVID-19 cases were being reported at a time.

The CEO informed the ratio of positive cases was 8.8 per cent during the second wave of pandemic and 10.15 in the third wave.

Meanwhile, according to the daily situation report issued by the District Corona Management centre on Sunday, among the new cases, 15 were reported from Rawal town,14 from Rawalpindi Cantonment, five from Potohar town while one of each case has arrived from Taxila and Gujjar Khan.—APP

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