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June 22, 2021

Three more corona patients die

 
June 22, 2021

FAISALABAD: Three more COVID-19 patients died at Faisalabad on Monday. According to a spokesperson for the health department, the COVID-19 death toll rose to 1,133 in the district and three people tested positive for coronavirus during the last 24 hours out of 574 people. He said so far 20,261 patients had recovered from the disease while total active cases in Faisalabad reached 228. He said 339 beds were allocated at the Allied Hospital, 133 at the DHQ hospital and 150 at General Hospital Ghulam Muhammadabad for COVID-19 patients. At present, 62 patients were under treatment at the Allied Hospital, while 20 at DHQ hospital and four were admitted to General Hospital Ghulam Muhammadabad. Moreover, 118 patients have quarantined themselves at their homes.

Power connections of 10 Wasa disposal stations cut off: Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) officials Monday cut off power connections of 10 Wasa disposal stations. After disruption of the electricity supply, Wasa field staff faced severe difficulties in draining last night's rainwater. The Wasa is currently in a severe financial crisis and for the past several months, Wasa has not been able to pay Fesco’s electricity bills. And at present WASA has to pay Rs 700 million utility bills to FESCO and WASA had requested the Faisalabad authorities to release funds. Similarly, FESCO management has been assured by the top officials to pay electricity bills. Reportedly, the FESCO authorities disconnected power connections of disposal stations situated at Johar Colony, Mansoorabad, Abdullahpur, Akbarabad Chowk, Noorpur, Bawa Chak, Chiniot Well Field and other areas. The citizens faced severe troubles due to current tussle between Fesco and Wasa authorities.