Swat local artiste contracts coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 11:36 AM, 26 Apr, 2020
Swat local artiste contracts coronavirus

A local female artiste in Swat Valley’s Bantar region has contracted coronavirus, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.

According to the TV channel, the authorities took notice of the development after three members of Neelo’s family passed away during the last three days.

The Health Department officials have now taken samples from the other family members and the street they have been living in has been quarantined.

The number of coronavirus cases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of which the Swat Valley is a district has reached 1,793 as per the latest figures of the National Command and Control Centre.

The total number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan shot up to 12, 723 with the addition of 783 cases in the last 24 hours while the death toll stands at 269.