No new Corona case reported from AJK in last 24 hours

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MUZAFFARABAD:   (Parliament Times)   In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) no new positive case of coronavirus reported in the state while samples of 66 new suspects were also taken in last 24 hours.

According to the report issued by AJK Health Department here on Saturday, total of 1588 suspected cases were sent for test, of whom the result of 1515 had been received with 55 positive cases. Out of 55 coronavirus positive cases, 32 had been fully recovered and discharged from the different health facilities across the state.

Out of 23 active cases, 9 in CMH Rawalakot, 9 in Palandri DHQ Hospital, 2 in isolation hospital Muzaffarabad, 2 in THQ Hospital Dudhyal and one in DHQ Hospital Bagh.

1460 persons were tested negative for COVID-19 while results of 73 cases are awaited which are scheduled to reach in a day or two next.

The government has established 60 quarantine centers in all ten districts of the state while officials of the health departments deputed at entry points of the state were busy round the clock in screening of the visitors.

PCR testing is being done at Virology Lab Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences, CMH Rawalakot and Divisional Headquarter Hospital Mirpur.