69 US Embassy employees return to America from Pakistan
According to sources, a total of 69 Americans working at the US Embassy in Pakistan returned to America on Thursday.
The American Embassy spokesperson said 71 people had returned to the US last week after the worsening coronavirus pandemic across the globe.
In this time of crisis the US has extended all its assistance to Pakistan, the spokesperson said. He thanked the Government for allowing them to travel back to America.
Pakistan has closed its airspace.
The number of cases with coronavirus spiked last week after a lockdown was enforced around the country. Most cases from these were from Sindh.