On Tuesday, the daily positivity rate of coronavirus cases in Islamabad reached 11.78%. It is the highest since the outbreak of COVID-19 virus back in March.
Also, five people died to the virus in the twin cities and another 353 were infected on Tuesday.
However, according to the report, five educational institutions were closed after the virus was detected among their staff and students.
The institutions are Islamabad Model School for Girls, F-7/2, Islamabad Model School, G-7/3, Islamabad Model College for Boys, H-9, Islamabad Model College for Girls, F-6/2 and Islamabad Model College, Malpur.
The officials said three people died on Tuesday, adding that in the last 24 hours, 1,917 tests were conducted out of which 226 people, 127 males and 99 female, were found infected. This showed a positivity rate of 11.78pc.
The dead patients, including two women, were in the age group of 40-79. They had been admitted to Pims and the Isolation Hospital and Infectious Treatment Centre.
Five patients die, over 350 more contract virus in twin cities
According to the officials, 21 cases were reported from G-13 and G-14 followed by 14 from I-10, 12 each from G-7 and F-10, 11 each from I-8 and G-8, 10 each from Bahria Town, G-9 and F-8, nine each from G-6 and E-11, eight each from Margalla Town and F-6, seven from G-5, six each from DHA-II, H-9, G-11, and G-10, five each from Model Town, Tarlai, Ghauri Town, Shah Allah Ditta, and Bhara Kahu, four each from Khanna and F-11, three each from Jinnah Garden and F-7, two each from Suparco, PWD, NPF, Media Town, and B-17 and one from I-9.