Coronavirus

8,636 Armed Forces officials, family members infected

Staff Correspondent

16 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

A total of 8,636 Armed Forces serving and retired officials and their family members have been infected with Sars-CoV-2 until Saturday, said a press release of the Inter Service Public Relations Directorate (ISPR).

Of them, 7,686 have returned to work or homes after recovering from the deadly global respiratory illness.

In the last one week (August 8 to 14), 652 members were diagnosed with Covid-19 while 10 died. Of the 10, one was serving in the Armed Forces.

To date, a total of 124, which includes retired and serving members of armed forces along with their families, have died of Covid-19. Of them 13 were serving in the military.

A total of 826 are now undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH), it said.


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