No new coronavirus case reported from AJK in last 24 hours


MUZAFFARABAD:   (Parliament Times)   In Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) no new positive case of coronavirus reported while samples of 80 new suspects were taken in last 24 hours.

According to the daily report of COVID-19 issued by the state’s Health Department here on Wednesday, total 2471 suspected cases were sent for test, of whom the result of 2392 had been received with 76 positive cases. Out of 76 coronavirus positive cases, 57 had been fully recovered and discharged from the different health facilities across the state.

Out of 19 active cases, 5 were in DHQ Hospital Sudenhoti, 5 in isolation hospital Muzaffarabad, 2 in DHQ Hospital Bagh, 1 in DHQ Hospital Bhimber and 6 in DHQ Hospital Kotli.

2313 persons were tested negative for COVID-19 while results of 79 cases are awaited which are scheduled to reach in a day or two next.

The AJK government has established 61 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.-