ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said the number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan have now reached to 19 and all the patients had brought this from abroad.
In a tweet, he said all the coronavirus patients were stable and there was no evidence of local spread.
Dr Zafar Mirza said the most important to limit the spread of coronavirus was to ensure that we observe hygiene by washing hands properly, avoid touching our face and keep distance with sick people.
He said that the government was working hard to contain the spread, but “we all need to take our part in this fight.”
The first case of coronavirus in Quetta was confirmed on Tuesday. Fatima Jinnah Hospital’s Medical Superintendent (MS) said that a 12-year-old boy had the virus. The boy had travelled with his parents to Taftan, according to the MS.
The parents were screened and reported negative for the virus.