02 New COVID-19 positive case reported in AJK,

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MIRPUR (AJK):     With the outbreak of two new cases of novel coronavirus during last 24 hours in Azad Jammu Kashmir, the number of confirmed corona-virus cases registered positive rose to 88 in the State on Tuesday, AJK Health department said.

At the same time, the blood samples of new 102 suspects were tested across the State on Tuesday.

In a statement on the updated situation of pandemic in AJK issued on Tuesday, the State Health Authorities confirmed registration of two new case in AJK , one each belonging to capital Muzaffarabad and Mirpur districts.

According to the report a total of 3055 suspected cases were sent for test, of whom the result of 2977 had been received with 88 positive cases.

Out of the total of 88 corona virus positive cases, 68 have been fully recovered and discharged from the different health facilities across the state by Saturday.

Those discharged after complete recovery include 12 from DHQ Hospital Rawalakot, 15 from DHQ Hospital Bhimbher, 09 from DHQ Hospital Kotli, 12 from New city Hospital Mirpur, 03 from THQ Hospital Dadayal, 08 from DHQ Hospital Palandri, 02 from DHQ Hospital Bagh and 06 from Isolation Hospital Muzaffarabad.

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Out of existing 19 active cases, 10 are receiving treatment in Isolation hospital in Muzaffarbad, One each in DHQ Hospital Bagh, Mirpur and Bhimbher districts and 06 in DHQ Hospital Kotli.

A total of 2889 persons were tested negative for COVID-19 while results of 78 cases are awaited which are scheduled to reach in a day or two next.

The 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 the visitors.

The state health department medical teams and the rapid response force are collectively engaged in doing the screening of all the new entrants pouring in AJK at all the entry points of Azad Jammu Kashmir.