Health officials on Friday said that the numbers of corona patients is on the raise as nine more persons were tested corona positive in Jamrud tehsil that climbed corona patients to fourty in district Khyber.
Health official Shahid Khan Afridi,who voluntarily conducted five thousands corona tests so far in district Khyber, told this scribe that nine more corona positive cases were reported today (Friday) in Jamrud tehsil. He said in the past two weeks corona was taking momentum gradually and infected fourty persons in the district. However, he said, no patient was in dangerious health condition.
He said despite risks he was taking as health worker he voluntarily devoted homself to go to each corona patient and and take their swabs.He said so far he took swabs of around five thousands persons in Jamrud,Bara and Landikotal.
Shahid urged that every one should adopt SOPs and avoid public gathering.He said if symptoms were noticed consult with doctor and take healthy measures.
Meanwhile, health staff took swabs of ten staff members and students at government primary school Wazirdand in Jamrud tehsil who had developed corona symptoms.