RAWALPINDI: A person died due to Covid-19 in the district on Saturday while as many as 16 people tested positive for the virus on Saturday and five patients discharged from the hospitals after recovery.

Rozma Bibi, 70, resident of Gujar Khan, was brought to Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU) on November 26 where she died on Saturday.

As per data shared by District Health Authority, the positivity ratio of Covid-19 cases in the district was at 1.16 percent during the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,380 samples were set for PCR which detected the virus in 16 people.

Mostly patients of Covid-19 were brought from the garrison city as two patients each arrived from cantonment areas and Potohar Town, five patients from City areas, three from Gujar Khan and one patient each from Kahuta, Taxila, Attock and Islamabad.

At present, 24 patients are under treatment at different hospitals of Rawalpindi city including six at Benazir Bhutto Hospital, seven at Rawalpindi Institute of Urology, eight at Fauji Foundation Hospital, two at Bilal Hospital and one at Attock Hospital Rawalpindi.

There are two patients on ventilator in Rawalpindi, 14 patients are on Oxygen and eight are stable.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2021

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