PESHAWAR, 3 October: A new polio case has been reported from Sheikhan area of district Peshawar.

Local health officials said on Saturday that  18 months old Afia was tested positive for poliovirus in Sheikhan area of Peshawar.

According to her parents, Afia has been administered polio drops several times since her birth.

With the new case, the number of polio affected children in Pakistan has reached to 35 this year. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is the most polio affected region where 15 polio cases have been reported. The number of polio victims in Federally Administered Tribal Areas is 10.


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