Islamabad : A significant number of COVID-19 patients are being reported from Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district as in the last one week, as many as 217 new patients have been...
Islamabad : A significant number of COVID-19 patients are being reported from Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district as in the last one week, as many as 217 new patients have been tested positive for coronavirus illness while the virus has claimed another six lives taking the death toll from this region of the country to 2,167.
Last month, the fourth wave of coronavirus illness started losing intensity in the region and it was assumed in the beginning of November that the fourth wave was about to fade away but still over 30 patients per day are being reported at average from the twin cities.
In the last 24 hours, as many as 35 new patients have been tested positive for COVID-19 from ICT and Rawalpindi district that has taken the total number of COVID-19 patients so far reported from the region to 143,842 while one more patient died of the illness from Rawalpindi district.
The virus claimed no life from ICT in the last six days though as many as 952 patients belonging to the federal capital had already lost their lives due to COVID-19. In the last week, another 154 patients were reported from ICT at an average of 22 patients per day while in the last 24 hours, 21 patients were tested positive for COVID-19 from ICT.
To date, a total of 107,601 patients have been reported from the federal capital of which 106,380 patients have recovered. On Saturday, there were a total of 269 active cases of the illness from the federal capital.
On the other hand, the virus claimed as many as five more lives from Rawalpindi district in the last seven days taking the death toll from the district to 1,215 while 63 new patients were reported from the district in the last one week.
In the last 24 hours, 14 new patients were reported from the district. To date, a total of 36,241 patients have been tested positive for COVID-19 from the district of which 34,916 have recovered.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 from Rawalpindi district that has dropped down to below 80 two weeks back has been recorded as 110 on Saturday of which 14 confirmed patients were undergoing treatment at the healthcare facilities in town while the number of confirmed patients in home isolation was 96.