Capital sees a slight increase in its positivity ratio – Journal
ISLAMABAD: No less than 32 cases of Covid-19 have appeared in the capital in the past 24 hours with a slight increase in the positivity ratio reported on Thursday.
Rawalpindi district has seen 14 people infected with the deadly virus. However, no deaths have been reported in the federal capital and Rawalpindi.
Officials in the capital’s administration said 3,118 tests had been carried out in the capital, with the results of 17 women and 15 men being positive. The positivity rate was recorded at 1 pc against 0.9 pc a day earlier.
Officials said 10 cases were reported in the 30-39 age group, followed by nine of 20-29 year olds, five of 60-69 year olds, four of 50-59 year olds, three of 50-59 year olds. 40-49 year olds and one for 10-19 year olds.
Likewise, five cases were reported to G-9, followed by four at I-8, two at F-11 and one each at Loi Bher, Tarlai, G-6, Rawat, G-8, Chak Shahzad, F- 8, I-9, Sohan, Model Town and H-9.
In addition, in Rawalpindi district there are 171 active patients. No less than 31 patients were hospitalized, of which 14 patients arrived from other districts and 144 patients were isolated at home.
Three of the new patients come from the cantonment areas, four from the town of Potohar and one from the town of Rawal. Two patients arrived from Gujar Khan and one from Taxila.
Ten patients were admitted to Holy Family Hospital, two to Benazir Bhutto Hospital, 10 patients each to Rawalpindi Urology Institute (RIU) and Fauji Foundation Hospital, respectively.
Two patients are on ventilators in Rawalpindi, 20 required oxygen support and 10 were stable.
Posted in Dawn, le 26 June 2021