One succumbs to Corona, nine more test positive

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Raza Naqvi

Attock

One more novel Coronavirus Covid-19 positive patient succumbed to virus while 9 more tested positive in Attock on Sunday. According to the health authorities, 75 years old Asia Bano- a resident of Jand town succumbed to virus. On the other hand, 9 more tested COVID-19 positive in the district on Sunday in which seven belongs to Attock city, one each to Jand and Hazro respectively.
Chief executive, district health authority Dr Jawad Ellahi on Sunday has confirmed that the tally in the district reached to 1124. He further informed that the number of active patients in the district also surged to 168 in which 166 are home isolated while two others hospitalised. He said that as many as three suspected COVID-19 patients are also admitted in district headquarters hospital and all of three are in critical condition.
Responding to another question, he said that the number of suspected cases in the district are 22860 while screening of as many as 26161 persons have also been carried out so far. He said that the result of as many as 148 suspected patients of the area is still awaited while as many as 21588 are tested negative so far across the district. Dr Ellahi informed that so far positive 930 patients are recovered from this virus so far across the district.