thenews.com.pk 22 Sep, 2020 04:00 am

53 more test positive for Covid-19 in twin cities

53 more test positive for Covid-19 in twin cities
Rawalpindi: The number of patients being tested positive for coronavirus illness, COVID-19 from Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district is registering a continuous upward trend for over...

National September 22, 2020 Rawalpindi: The number of patients being tested positive for coronavirus illness, COVID-19 from Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district is registering a continuous upward trend for over a week as in last 24 hours, as many as 53 new patients have been confirmed positive for the disease though the virus has claimed no life in the region in last three days.In the beginning of August, it was being assumed that the coronavirus illness, COVID-19 outbreak would fade away in next few days as from the second week of August to the first week of September, in four weeks, nearly 650 new patients were reported from the region however the situation got a little different from what was assumed.It is important that in last three weeks, as many as 537 new patients have been tested positive from the federal capital.In last 24 hours, 15 new patients were reported from Rawalpindi district taking tally to 6225 of which 5789 have achieved cure.

It is important that on August 21, one month back, there were a total of 59 active cases of COVID-19 in Rawalpindi district including seven admitted and 52 in home isolation where as on Monday, the number was 152.From ICT, another 38 patients have been tested positive for the disease in last 24 hours taking tally to 16162 of which 15557 have recovered.

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