COVID-19 at rapid decline in AJK : Only 190 patients under treatment across the State


Altaf Hamid Rao.

MIRPUR, (Parliament Times): Azad Jammu Kashmir witnessed rapid decline in emerging of positive cases of novel Corona Virus after only 07 fresh COVID-19 cases were tested positive and hospitalized during last 24 hours across the State raising tally to 2141 on Sunday, according to AJK Health Authorities.

A total of 1883 patients out of all 2141 cases tested positive in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, have been discharged from various public-sector health facilities after complete recovery from various health facilities across the state so far, the state health authorities told media Sunday night.

Only a total of 190 patients tested positive are under treatment in the state-run health facilities across Azad Jammu Kashmir, the health authorities said in an official statement updating the current pandemic situation in the State. The State Health Services authorities confirmed the registration of 07 new cases in AJK – which include 03 each in Muzaffarabad and Poonch districts and one in Kotli district.

The pandemic has so far claimed a total of 58 persons died of the pandemic across AJK include 22 in Muzaffarabad, 05 in Poonch district, 05 in Mirpur, 07 in Bhimbher, 04 Sudhanoti, 08 in Bagh and 06 in Kotli, 01 in Neelam valley district. Among a total of 200 patients tested positive, 184 housed in various home isolation outside their respective districts and rest of 16 patients admitted in various state-run hospital in different parts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. A total of 215 new cases suspected of the pandemic, were tested in entire Azad Jammu Kashmir on Sunday. According to the State Health Authorities a total of 28901 suspected cases from various parts of the State were sent for test, of which a total of 2141 positive cases detected across the State so far, the authorities said.

At the same time AJK Health authorities said in a statement late Sunday a total of 25807 persons were tested negative of the COVID-19 . 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.