First two cases of Corona virus reported in Pakistan

Pakistan reports its first two cases of corona virus yesterday. One in Karachi and other in Islamabad.

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Pakistan reports its first two cases of corona virus yesterday. One in Karachi and other in Islamabad.

The 22-year-old male patient in Sindh had headed out to Iran where he obtained COVID-19, Media Coordinator to the Health and Population Welfare Minister Meeran Yousuf said in an announcement, days after Pakistan shut its territory outskirt with Iran, where 19 individuals have passed on from the infection.

The patient headed out from Iran to Karachi via plane on February 20. He and his family have been put in isolate and the Health Department is looking at all the travelers that he went with, the announcement included. Addressing a news source, Yousuf said the man had begun indicating side effects while he was in Iran. His tests were done today at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) which ended up being sure, she said.

Yousuf said the Sindh government has educated the government, World Health Organization and different accomplices about the affirmation of the infection in the patient. The travelers who went with him were uncovered also; we will find all the travelers and complete their tests, she added. It’s an extremely disturbing circumstance. Not just his case couldn’t be identified in Iran or in Pakistan when he detailed at the air terminal, he meandered around unreservedly in the city for close to 7 days during which he more likely than not collaborated with many individuals, said Dr Qaiser Sajjad of the Pakistan Medical Association, including that every one of those individuals who had gone with him may likewise be in danger of getting the infection.

This entire scene, he stated, put a question mark over the administration guarantees that scanners had been introduced at air terminals to recognize instances of profoundly irresistible coronavirus. As indicated by a representative for Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad Dr Wasim Khawaja, the coronavirus test results for a patient who originated from Skardu were sure.

The representative said that the patient had visited Iran a month back, including that his condition was out of peril. Prior, a source in the Ministry of National Health Services likewise affirmed the two cases to Dawn. The source had said the other patient was conceded at Islamabad’s PIMS office; the wellbeing secretary didn’t check the case.

On Thursday morning, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza approached individuals who have as of late made a trip to infection hit nations to approach the helpline.

On the off chance that you or someone you know have as of late came back from China, Iran or a nation where #COVID 19 is common and if there are manifestations like fever, hack, trouble in breathing, it would be ideal if you report by calling at 1166, he said. Yesterday, the Sindh wellbeing office declared that a youngster had tried positive for the coronavirus in Karachi the main affirmed case in Pakistan.

Not long after, Dr Mirza had affirmed the case in Karachi and one increasingly, both originating from Iran.

In light of an inquiry, he said 15 associated cases with the infection are as of now under scrutiny, while 100 cases have tried negative up until now. He said as opposed to making frenzy or stressing unnecessarily, individuals should “play it safe and show duty”. Mirza asked general society to go to medical clinics in the event that they begin encountering any of the side effects and contact the administration helpline on 1166. He said because of measures taken by the legislature to forestall the spread of the infection, Pakistan is the last nation in the district where COVID-19 has been accounted for.