ISLAMABAD: The number of coronavirus patients has climbed to seven in Pakistan after a patient from Karachi was tested coronavirus positive on Sunday. All those who came in contact with him were quarantined.
Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said confirmed it was the 7th case in Pakistan, though first had already recovered and discharged and another one was ready to be discharged. “If we all act responsibly we can avoid coronavirus outbreak in Pakistan,” he tweeted.
Special Assistant to PM Dr Zafar Mirza has reiterated the government’s commitment to save public from the Coronavirus outbreak.
He expressed the commitment during his surprise visit to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in Islamabad.
The Special Assistant said the government is working closely with provincial governments under the National Action Plan to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.
He said two hundred eighty nine suspected samples were tested but only six of them were positive so far and one of these patients has fully recovered now.