COVID-19 positive patients in Attock surged to 970


ATTOCK, DEC 21 (DNA) – After four new positive cases of coronavirus surfaced in

district Attock during last 24 hours, the total number of the cases

tested positive across the state reached to 970 on Monday, it was

officially said.

According to health authorities, with the advent of winter and

non-observance of standard operating procedures (SOPs), the number of

Covid-19 patients had increased in Attock city and other towns of the

district especially Hazro.

Chief executive District health authority, Dr Jawad Ellahi among the

newly detected patients as many as Three belongs to Attock city and

one in Hazro. He informed that the number of active patients in the

district is 167 in which 153 are home isolated and all are

asymptomatic while 3 others are under treatment in district.

He said that as many as three suspected patients are also admitted in

the district headquarters hospital in which two are critical while two

others stable. He informed that number of suspected patients in the

district raised to 20,656 while screening of as many as 24,107 persons

is carried out across the district in which 19, 104 were tested

negative. Responding another question, he said that result of as many

as 582 patients is awaited so far across the district. He said that so

far 789 patients are recovered from this deadly disease. DNA