The office of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Islamabad has been shut down temporarily after several employees tested positive for the Coronavirus.
DC Islamabad, Hamza Shafqaat, announced the news on Twitter, adding that all employees and close contacts of the positive cases will be tested for the disease as well.
Various postive cases in DC office. We are temporarily closing down. Getting everyone tested. Facilitation center at G-11/4 will stay opened for all essential services.
— Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) November 26, 2020
However, the citizen facilitation center at G-11/4 will remain open for essential services offered by the departments under Islamabad’s administration.
According to District Health Officer (DHO) Islamabad, the Coronavirus positivity rate in the federal capital has jumped to 7.1% after 576 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. 6 deaths were also reported yesterday in Islamabad.
Sectors G-10, G-13, E-11, G-6, and G-11 remain the most affected areas of the capital.
Overall, 3306 new cases and 40 deaths were reported all over the country in the last 24 hours.