COVID-19 victim DHO Abbottabad shifted to a private of Islamabad in critical condition

ABBOTTABAD: District Health Officer (DHO) Abbottabad Dr. Shah Faisal Khanzada Tuesday was shifted to a private hospital of Islamabad in critical condition.

Dr. Faisal was leading healthcare workers in district Abbottabad to protect the masses from the deadly third wave of Coronavirus, he himself became a victim and tested positive two weeks ago and was house quarantined. Yesterday he has shifted to Shifa International Hospital Islamabad in critical condition.

During the last 24 hours, 16 new Coronavirus cases have been registered in Abbottabad where the total number of positive cases has reached 405. The death toll owing to COVID-19 has also reached 178.

All Coronavirus-positive patients have admitted to various hospitals of district Abbottabad but a maximum number of patients were admitted to Ayub Medical Complex Abbottabad and District Headquarters Hospital Abbottabad.

According to the health department statistics, in the district of, Abbottabad during the third wave of Coronavirus total number of confirmed positive cases was 4611, recovered patients were 4088.

63761 COVID-19 tests were conducted, 646 awaited, 57538 were negative, 4611 positive, 966 inconclusive.

Health department Abbottabad also collected samples from 270 educational institutions where 17261 tests were conducted, the number of positive Coronavirus cases was 730, the number of teachers screened for COVID-19 was 4244 while the number of students screened was 13017.