CHITRAL: Chitral witnessed record one-day high positive cases of nine corona patients on Thursday, taking the tally in the whole Chitral to 28.
The nine corona cases included five women, a 12-year-old girl among them. They had travelled to Chitral from Peshawar and were kept in quarantine in Chitral town and Drosh. Those who have tested positive include 3 residents of a single family from Kosht (Upper Chitral), 2 Koghuzi, 1 each from Seen Lasht, Zargrandeh, Kuju and Osiak Drosh.
The women are residents of Kosht, Seen Lasht and Koghuzi. They are aged 12, 17, 70, 23 and 36 and had returned from Peshawar.
After confirmation of the virus, the patients have been shifted to the tehsil and district headquarters hospitals in Drosh and Chitral town.
Out of the total patients, 20 are from lower and eight from Upper Chitral how the three new patients are isolated in DHQ hospital lowe Chitral.