CHIRAL: A 35-year-old woman died of the novel coronavirus at the District Headquarters Hospital Lower Chitral on Thursday, Rescue 1122 said.
It said the woman belonged to Hon village in the town and was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital hospital on June 30.
During the hospitalization, her sample was sent for Covid-19 test and the report came on Friday showing her as positive for the virus.
The Rescue 1122 said the family of the deceased was provided safety kits and the body would be laid to rest by the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) staff under the Covid-19 SOPs.
But tracing and sampling of the close contacts of the patient is yet to be carried out.