The information regarding the same has been confirmed by Pakistan’s State Minister of Health.
Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Pakistan.
According to a report by Geo News, the information regarding the same was confirmed by Zafar Mirza, the State Minister of Health of Pakistan, formerly Director Health System, World Health Organization.
220/ I can confirm first two cases of corona virus in Pakistan. Both cases are being taken care of according to clinical standard protocols & both of them are stable. No need to panic, things are under control. I will hold press conf tomorrow on return from Taftan.
– Zafar Mirza (@zfrmrza) February 26, 2020
“I can confirm first two cases of coronavirus in Pakistan. Both cases are being taken care of according to clinical standard protocols & both of them are stable. No need to panic, things are under control. I will hold press conference tomorrow on return from Taftan”, he said in a tweet on his official account.
A spokesperson for the Sindh health department had earlier confirmed the first coronavirus case in the country. The 22-year-old had arrived in the country on a flight from Iran, from where he reportedly acquired the virus.
The patient and his family were admitted to a private hospital in quarantine conditions.
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