24 more tested positive for coronavirus in AJK

Our Correspondent


MUZAFFARABAD: 24 more tested positive for the coronavirus pandemic in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. According to a press release of the health department, 03 of new cases are from Muzaffarabad, 05 from Jehlum Valley, 10 from Mirpur, 01 from Bhimber and 06 from Kotli.

Total 16674 tests of coronavirus suspects have been conducted in AJK so far. 16622 results have been compiled whereas others are yet to come. Total confirmed cases of coronavirus in AJK are 1160. Out of these total confirmed cases 686 have been recovered and discharged whereas others are still receiving the treatment.

A total of 58 quarantine centers are constantly engaged in serving the pandemic-hit patients for their recovery in all ten districts of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. District Rapid Response teams with the coordination of the state Health department mobile medicos are continuing the screeing of all new entrants at all 7 entry/exit points in AJK. Health staff is continuously working at the frontline to fight against coronavirus pandemic, the PR added.