Three more Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) staff members tested positive for coronavirus.
After returning from Manchester on board a repatriation flight, the affected flight attendants were placed into quarantine in a local hotel in Islamabad for two days.
They took a test for the virus during this time which turned out to be positive.
A PIA spokesman reported the news that they had been moved to a hospital for treatment. A pilot had tested positive for the novel coronavirus earlier, on April 12.
The pilot had conducted a special flight from Pakistan to Toronto on April 2nd, and had arrived home on the 8th of this month, according to PIA’s general manager medical service.
He maintained that upon arrival the pilot was being tested for the virus.
He also added that the pilot’s test results were positive and he’d been declared infected.