Number of corona positive case increases to six percent
PESHAWAR: The number of corona positive cases increased by six percent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), an official of the Health Department said here on Sunday.
In the last 24 hours, the rate of corona-positive cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reached 6 percent, the health department said.
He shared the details that North Waziristan has the highest number of corona positive cases in the last 24 hours at 33 percent while in the past one week the rate of corona positive cases in North Waziristan has been recorded at 2 percent.
He said that nearly 10 percent of Corona positive cases were recorded in Peshawar, Swabi and 18 in Upper Chitral, 13 percent in Khyber and Lower Chitral and 11 percent in Mardan.
However, the rate of corona positive cases in 11 district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were zero.
248 corona patients admitted in Peshawar hospitals
A total of 248 corona patients have been admitted and under treatment in Peshawar’s hospitals including Hayatabad Medical Complex and Khyber Teaching Hospital, an official of the Health Department told on Sunday.
He said in Hayatabad Medical Complex Hospital, a total of 134 patients were under treatment and the hospital has 68 ventilators of which 38 have been allocated for coronavirus patients.
He informed that there are 27 patients on ventilators, 8 new coronavirus patients admitted and 9 corona patients discharged after recovery with no death has been confirmed from coronavirus.
However, in Khyber Teaching Hospital 122 beds allotted for Corona patients where 114 Corona patients are admitted.
The hospital, he said, has 28 ventilators reserved for Corona patients and 27 patients are in intensive care at the hospital in Peshawar with 56 patients currently being treated at HDU.
He said on Sunday the hospital has admitted six more patients and confirmed the death of two corona patients while only eight beds of corona were vacant in the hospital at the moment. – APP