(Geo NEWS Karachi 27 February) Two cases of the corona virus has been reported in Pakistan according to the Special Assistant to the prime minster on the Health Dr Zafar mirza.
“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,” Dr Mirza wrote on Twitter.
He also wrote no need panic things are under control. I will hold press conference tomorrow on return from taftan.
The young man and his family is taken to the isolation. The federal health department was also set to dispatch the team for the inspection of the infected family as well as their neighbourhood..
According to the WHO ( World health organization) Standard operating procedure every one should be checked for the virus who ever come in the contact with the infected person.
The patient is recently return from the iran. The position is start deteriorate after the patient is went through the hijama( cup therapy) in Mashid Iran.
He arrived on the Karachi airport on the 20 February. The thermal detector is fail to detect the patient. It is possibility that these machines are not working. As the machines are supposed to detect the higher temperature.
We learned with heavy heart of two confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan. We hope the speedy recovery of the patients. China stands ready to work with Pakistan in the fight against #COVID-19. @zfrmrza @MFA_China @ForeignOfficePk @ImranKhanPTI @WorldPTV @XHNews @PDChina @zlj517 https://t.co/tlqZZ5M4Ds
— Chinese Emb Pakistan (@CathayPak) February 26, 2020
In this regard, the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan said they had “learned with heavy heart of two confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan”.