ISLAMABAD: According to authorities Coronavirus cases in Islamabad reports zero in the has two days.
According to Deputy Commissioner Islamabad who said there are no new positive cases in the last 48 hours in Islamabad.
The lockdown strategy in Islamabad has shown good results and the DC Islamabad appreciates the cooperation of the people in ICT. He is positive if the prevailing discipline continued in the capital city “We will win the first battle”.
The DC also states 300 suspected people were tested but none of these tested positive for coronavirus. As many as 2000 international passengers landed in Islamabad, out of these passengers 37 were tested positive.
The positive cases have been quarantined while the rest are home quarantined for 14 days.
Shedding light on previously sealed areas in Islamabad, he said the lockdown of the epicenters have shown good results and the coronavirus outbreak was stopped. The previously sealed areas included Bara Kahu, Rimsha Coloney and Shahzad Town. Taramari Chowk remains sealed after COVID-19 cases were detected in the residents. He said “We are providing food to every house there. It’s a challenge but we have to make difficult decisions to save lives.”
Furthere giving assurance he said
I assure you Islamabad that we are working very hard. Health Teams have taken this as a Jihad . Please support them . Plz cooperate. Plz bear with us. Ignore our shortcomings. In sha allah Ramzan will bring good news
A second death from COVID-19 was reported in Islamabad on Tuesday. Health officials have said a woman from Hazro Tehsil of Attock was under treatment in PIMS and succumbed to the deadly virus on Monday evening.
No new cases reported
The number of active cases in the capital city remains at 131 with no new cases reported.
PIMS reported 88 patients were brought to the hospital out of which 16 are still under treatment. Four cases are described as critical with one being shifted on ventilator.
Fifteen patiently have returned home after recovering from the virus.