Covid-19 claims two lives, Islamabad reports 110 new dengue cases, one death


As many as seven more Covid-19 positive cases were reported during the last 24 hours, raising the tally of confirmed cases to 35,997 in the Rawalpindi district while two lost their battle of life against the deadly virus.

As per the latest data released by the District Health Authority on Saturday, among the new cases, two were reported from Rawalpindi Cantt Town, while one each case has arrived from Potohar town, Rawal town, Taxila, Islamabad and Jehlum.

“Presently 19 confirmed patients were admitted to various city facilities, counting 11 in Institute of Urology, five in Benazir Bhutto Hospital and three in Fauji Foundation Hospital,” the health authority report said.

In addition, District Health Authority updated that 34,674 patients were discharged after recovery while one patient was on a ventilator in a critical position, ten stable and eight on oxygen support.

As many as 110 more dengue fever cases have been reported in Islamabad in the past 24-hour period while one man died.

The fresh cases have taken the infection tally of the federal capital to 3,495 since the outbreak of its virality this season, the health department report on the breakbone virus said.

So far the mosquito-borne virus has killed 12 people infected with it, the report said.
Of the new cases having emerged today, at least 39 come from the rural region of Islamabad while 71 of them were reported in the urban areas.

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