Four more diagnosed with coronavirus in Lower Chitral

  • Total number of confirmed cases in Chitral: 39
  • Total in Lower Chitral: 32, Upper Chitral: 8
  • Recovered in Lower Chitral: two, Upper Chitral: one
  • Active patients in Lower Chitral: 30; Upper Chitral: seven   


CHITRAL: Four more people were on Wednesday diagnosed with coronavirus in Lower Chitral, taking the total positive cases so far in the district to 32, two of them have been discharged after recovery.

Currently, there are 30 active patients in Lower Chitral district. Out of the eight total confirmed patients in Upper Chitral, one was sent home after recovery and there are seven isolated in the district.

The patients diagnosed with coronavirus on May 6 are: a 40-year-old man from Shishi Koh. He was quarantined in Drosh and had come from Peshawar on April 27.

The second one is a 34-year-old man from Jughoor. He had returned from Peshawar on April 29 and was quarantined at the PTDC motel in Chitral town.

The third patient belongs to Kessu. He was quarantined in Drosh after his arrival from Peshawar on April 29.

The fourth patient is from Jinjiret and is aged 60 years. He was also quarantined in Drosh on May 2 with the travel history of Peshawar.

Chitral’s first COVID-19 case was reported on April 21 and the patient has recovered and was sent home a couple days ago. There has been no casualty from the disease in whole Chitral.–Bashir Hussain Azad

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