ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has sealed 10 streets in seven residential sectors after one other 157 circumstances of Covid-19 have been reported on Sunday.
“Every street that has been sealed has five or more cases of Covid-19. The decision has been made to keep the residents in isolation so that the spread of the virus can be stopped,” Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat advised Daybreak.
Based on a notification issued by the Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies, obtainable with Daybreak, Islamabad’s District Well being Workplace groups have carried out Covid-19 surveillance actions in varied streets within the metropolis.
They noticed that streets with a better variety of circumstances wanted to be sealed.
Second wave of virus has already arrived in Islamabad, DC says
“To be able to lower additional transmission of the an infection in given areas. Well timed and correct sensible lockdown in these areas will assist in reducing the chain of an infection in Islamabad.
These streets are Road 46 of F-11/3, Road 23 of F-11/2, Road 58 of 1-8/2, Road 57 of I-8/3, Road 91 of I-8/4, Road 10 in Block D of Media City, Road 12 of l-10/2, Road 33 of G-11/2, Road 30 of Pakistan City Section 1 and Road 35 of G-6/2,” the notification said.
Groups from the District Well being Workplace will monitor the implementation of normal working procedures (SOPs) and in depth contact tracing can be carried out in these streets and adjoining areas.
There have been 157 new circumstances reported on Sunday out of 4,057 assessments carried out within the final 24 hours.
The test-positivity charge rose from 3.7pc on Saturday to three.8pc.
The very best variety of circumstances – 12 – was reported in Chak Shahzad, 10 circumstances have been reported from P.W.D Colony and 9 circumstances have been reported from I-8.
Mr Shafqaat stated the administration is anticipating a second wave of Covid-19.
“As cases have been increasing for the last month, I believe that the second wave has already arrived in the federal capital. However a good thing is that we have fewer patients on ventilators, due to which the situation is under control,” he stated.
He added that with the temperature falling, the variety of circumstances will improve additional in coming days.
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Joint Government Director Dr Minhajus Siraj stated that two of the 12 ventilators devoted to Covid-19 therapy have been in use on the hospital on Sunday.
“We have 18 oxygenated beds dedicated for Covid-19 patients, and 12 are vacant as six patients were admitted to the hospital on Sunday,” he stated.
“Currently, the situation is under control, but things will start worsening with the increase in the number of cases,” he stated.
There have been 14 circumstances of Covid-19 reported in Rawalpindi whereas 40 sufferers recovered from the illness.
There are at present 19 sufferers admitted to Holy Household Hospital, whereas 147 are remoted of their houses. The native administration has stated that 511 persons are quarantined.
Rawalpindi Commissioner retired Capt Mohammad Mehmood stated 8,889 folks have examined optimistic for Covid-19 within the division since March – 7,435 in Rawalpindi, 650 in Attock, 506 in Jhelum and 298 in Chakwal.
A complete 310 folks have died in Rawalpindi, 39 in Chakwal, 21 in Attock and 9 in Jhelum, whereas 8,317 folks have recovered – 6,959 in Rawalpindi, 615 in Attock, 489 in Jhelum and 253 in Chakwal.
Printed in Daybreak, October 26th, 2020