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Two more patients in capital test positive for COVID-19

PESHAWAR: A man and her mother, who had come in contact with a coronavirus patient, tested positive for coronavirus at Police Services Hospital, Peshawar on Sunday.

“The woman and her son hail from Bara, district Khyber have been quarantined in their house,” said an official handout issued here on Sunday.

According to Khyber Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mahmood Aslam Wazir, “The woman is the resident of the village Junala Ghunda Kohi, Tehsil Bara had performed umrah along with another corona patient”.

He said that their tests were conducted at Police Services Hospital, Peshawar wherein the results of both came positive.

He said that their registration have made in the list of Peshawar. However, as they were the residents of Bara, the district administration while fulfilling their responsibility has taken their residence at Bara in the protective arrangements and started further
preventive steps.

In the meanwhile, the DC said that another person whose tests have come positive on March 26 was retested along with his wife and son on March 27 have proved negative.

Therefore, on the directives of the medical teams they observe quarantine at home for a period of seven days and would wear face masks and adopt other precautionary measures.

The deputy commissioner has directed the stern implementation of the government issued SOPs for the prevention of the spread of the virus in all tehsils of the district.

He has urged upon the people to restrict their movement to inside their houses in larger interest of the nation and extend full cooperation to the district administration.