One More dies of Pandemic in AJK raising death toll to 41:


26 new COVID-19 positive cases land AJK hospitals raising tally to 1485.

Altaf Hamid Rao;

MIRPUR, (Parliament Times):  At least 26 fresh Corona Virus suspects, tested positive, were registered and hospitalized in various parts of Azad Jammu Kashmir during last 24 hours raising tally to 1485 in the liberated territory on Thursday, State health authorities said. As many as 860 patients out of total of 1485 tested positive in Azad Jammu Kashmir, have recovered and discharged from various health facilities across the state so far, the state health authorities told this Correspondent here Thursday night.
The State Health Services authorities confirmed the registration of 26 new cases in AJK – which include06 in Muzaffarabad, 005 in Mirpur, 07 in Kotli, 02 in Bhimbher, 04 in Poonch, one each in Jhelum valley and Neelam valley districts. After one more ill-fated person died of the pandemic in Bhimbher district, the number of casualties following the pandemic rose to 41 on Thursday. The total of 41 persons died of the pandemic across AJK include 15 in Muzaffarabad, 04 in Kotli district, 05 in Mirpur. 04 in Bagh and 03 in Rawalakot 08 in Bhimbher and 02 in Palandri district. Among a total of 584 patients tested positive, 466 housed in various home isolation and rest of 118 patients admitted in various state-run hospital in different parts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. A total of 415 new cases suspected of the pandemic, were tested in entire Azad Jammu Kashmir on Thursday According to the Health Authorities a total of 18891 suspected cases from various parts of the State were sent for test, of which the results of 18839 had been received with a total of 1419 positive cases across the State so far, the authorities said. At the same time AJK Health authorities said in a statement late Wednesday a total of 16630 persons were tested negative for COVID-19 while results of 52 cases were awaited which were scheduled to reach in a day or two next. A total of 58 Quarantine centers are constantly engaged in serving the pandemic-hit suspects for their recovery in all ten districts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.