Rawalpindi : The severity of the second wave of coronavirus illness, COVID-19 outbreak can be termed intact at least in Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi district from where another three deaths due to the illness have been reported in the last 24 hours while 132 new cases have been confirmed positive for the disease.
Data collected by ‘The News’ on Friday has revealed that a total of 55,968 patients have so far been tested positive from ICT and Rawalpindi district of which 53,136 patients have recovered and there are a total of 1,724 active cases of COVID-19 from the twin cities. The virus has so far claimed a total of 1,108 lives from the twin cities.
It is important that as many as 100 patients from the twin cities have died of the illness in the last five-and-a-half weeks while in the last one month, over 3,350 patients have been tested positive from the region.
In the last 24 hours, the virus claimed one more life from ICT taking death toll to 488 from where another 116 patients were tested positive taking tally to 43,145 of which 41,139 patients have recovered. The number of active cases of the disease was 1,518 in ICT on Friday. From ICT alone, over 2,800 patients have been reported in the last one month.
Meanwhile, two more patients from Rawalpindi district died of the illness taking death toll to 567 in the district from where 16 new patients were reported in the last 24 hours. To date, a total of 12,823 patients have been confirmed positive for the illness from the district of which 11,997 patients have recovered.
On Friday, as many as 40 confirmed patients of COVID-19 from the district were undergoing treatment at the healthcare facilities in town while some 166 confirmed patients of the disease were in isolation at their homes according to district health department Rawalpindi.