Confirmed Covid-19 cases continue to rise in twin cities.

 
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ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI -- Over 300 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the twin cities on Tuesday while two patients in the capital and one in the garrison city died of the disease.

Officials said the capital reported 307 and the Rawalpindi district 57 new cases.

The death toll in the federal capital reached 108 while the tally of positive cases reached 11,219. There are 6,099 active cases in the capital and 5,012 people have recovered.

One of the patients died at a private hospital and another passed away in another district.

The two patients were residents of G-7 and Alipur. They were in their 40s and 50s.

As many as 26 of the positive cases were reported from I-8 followed by 21 from Pims, 18 from I-10, 17 each from G-6 and Bahria Town, 15 from G-7, 14 from G-9, 11 from G-10, nine from G-8, eight each from F-5, F-6 and Bhara Kahu, seven each from PWD Colony, G-5, G-13 and DHA, six each from Ghouri Town and E-11, five each from Tarlai, Margalla Town, Jinnah Garden, F-11, four each from Sohan, Shakrial, Shahzad Town, F-10 and F-8, three each from Taramri, Rawal Town, Korang Town, Soan Garden, I-9, I-11, G-11, E-7, Alipur, two each from Model Town, Koral, Khanna Garden Town, I-14, H-8 F-7, Chak Shahzad and one each from Pakistan Town, H-9, H-11, H-13, Banigala, B-17, D-12, and D-17.

Out of the total patients, 176 were men and 131 women, the officials said.

Rawalpindi

In Rawalpindi, 57 people tested positive for Covid-19 while one patient died and 50 others were discharged after recovering.

Officials said a 76-year-old patient from Officers Colony in Wah Cantonment died at Begum Akhtar Memorial Welfare Trust Hospital.

With the arrival of the 57 new patients, the tally in the district reached 5,264.

Besides, 1,867 suspected patients are admitted to four hospitals and their samples have been sent for testing but results are awaited.

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