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June 11, 2021

Three more die of corona

Rawalpindi : Another three patients suffering from coronavirus illness, COVID-19 belonging to Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district have died of the illness in the last 24 hours while 81 new patients have been tested positive from the region.

To date, the virus has claimed a total of 1,752 lives from ICT and Rawalpindi district while as many as 106,452 patients have so far been reported positive from the region.

The positivity rate of COVID-19 in Rawalpindi district, however, has once again jumped to over three per cent in the last 24 hours. Out of 900 tests conducted for COVID-19, 29 patients have been confirmed positive, said In-charge District COVID-19 Cell Rawalpindi Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Jawad Zahid.

He informed ‘The News’ that to date, a total of 477,558 individuals have been vaccinated against the infection including 449,172 persons from the general public and 28,386 persons from the health sector.

Data collected by ‘The News’ on Thursday reveals that a total of 984 patients have so far died of COVID-19 from the Rawalpindi district while the virus has so far claimed as many as 768 lives from the federal capital.

According to details, the virus claimed two more lives from the federal capital in the last 24 hours while confirmation of 62 new cases from ICT took the tally to 81,933. To date, a total of 78,478 patients have recovered from the illness in the federal capital while the number of active cases of the disease from ICT got to 2,687 on Thursday.

On the other hand, one patient died of the disease from the Rawalpindi district in the last 24 hours. Another 19 patients have been tested positive for COVID-19 from Rawalpindi taking the tally to 24,519 of which 23,237 patients have recovered.