Two hospitals sealed in Arifwala after doctor, patient test positive

By: INP      Published: 09:22 PM, 14 Apr, 2020
Two hospitals sealed in Arifwala after doctor, patient test positive
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Two health facilities sealed after doctor, patient test positive for Covid-19 in Arifwala

Two private hospitals were sealed on Tuesday in Arifwala after two people, a medic among them, tested positive for novel coronavirus.

The assistant commissioner relayed a doctor and a patient were diagnosed with the contagion at these medical facilities. He said the hospitals were sealed to curb further spread of the deadly disease in the area.

According to the latest statistics released by the National Command and Operation Centre, out of the 5,837 infected persons, 1,378 have recovered and have been discharged from various hospitals, while 46 are still in critical condition.

During the last 24 hours, 3,157 tests were conducted countrywide, pushing the number of tests conducted so far to 69, 928.