ATTOCK, MAR 26 (DNA) – 52 new confirmed positive cases of Covid-19 were reported in
the district Attock on Friday raising the tally to 1520.

According to health authorities, it was the highest tally of positive
cases in a single day since the first case was reported in the
district during the month of March last year.

According to health authorities, front line health workers as well as
teachers and students of different government institutions including
colleges, boys and girls schools are among the new victims of the

Chief executive, district health authority Dr Jawad Ellahi while
giving the details has said that among these new cases, as many as 32
belongs to Attock city while 10 to Hazro, 4 to Fatehjang, 3 to
Hassanabdal, two to Jand while one to Pindigheab.

He added that it is also a single day highest reported cases from
Attock city during the last two years.

He further said that the number of active patients in the district
also surged to record number in the history of the district as 185 in
which 183 are home isolated while two other are hospitalized.

He said that as many as five suspected COVID-19 patients are also
admitted in district headquarters hospital in which three are on

Responding to another question, he said that the number of suspected
cases in the district are 27,671 while screening of as many as 30,923
persons have also been carried out so far.

He said that the result of as many as 95 suspected patients of the
area is still awaited while as many as 26,056 are tested negative so
far across the district. He said that so far safe burial of 91 of
patients died due to virus has performed in the district.

Responding to another question, he said 1305 patients are recovered
from this deadly virus so far.=DNA