01 dies, 08 tested positive in AJK

Our Correspondent


MUZAFFARABAD: Coronavirus pandemic claimed one more life in Azad Jammu and Kashmir whereas 08 more tested positive on Tuesday. According to a press release of the health department, one who died of coronavirus in AJK was hailing from Sudhanoti. 06 of new positive cases are from Muzaffarabad, 01 from Palandari, and 01 from Poonch. Total 27677 tests of coronavirus suspects have been conducted in AJK so far. There are 2105 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state so far. 1804 affectees have been recovered and discharged whereas others are still receiving the treatment. Coronavirus pandemic has claimed 55 lives in the state. 58 quarantine centers are functioning in AJK. All the essential steps are being taken for controlling the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Doctors and health staff are performing their duties at the frontline against coronavirus, the PR added.