74 more tested positive for coronavirus in AJK

Staff Reporter

MUZAFFARABAD: 74 more tested positive for the coronaviruspandemic in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. According to a press release ofthe health department, 09 of new cases are from Muzaffarabad,  05 from JehlumValley, 10 from Mirpur, 01 from Bhimber and 06 from Kotli.Total 16674 tests of coronavirus suspects have beenconducted in AJK so far. 16622 results have been compiled whereas others areyet to come. Total confirmed cases of coronavirus in AJK are 1160. Out of thesetotal confirmed cases 686 have been recovered and discharged whereas others arestill receiving the treatment. A total of 58 quarantine centers are constantly engaged inserving the pandemic-hit patients for their recovery in all ten districts ofAzad Jammu & Kashmir. District Rapid Response teams with the coordinationof the state Health department mobile medicos are continuing the screeing ofall new entrants at all 7 entry/exit points in AJK. Health staff is continuouslyworking at the frontline to fight against coronavirus pandemic, the PR added.