Karachi: Another coronavirus case was reported in Pakistan on Sunday and another patient was diagnosed with the Karachi virus.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was told at a Corona Virus Task Force meeting of another coronavirus case where a 50-year-old patient was tested for the positive virus. The patient and his family are isolated.
During the meeting, a Sindh Prime Minister spokesperson said that four tests were being conducted today and one of them had been tested positive for the virus.
It was learned that the participants were in the Karachi positive test. The meeting was also informed that the program for returning people from Taftan had been canceled and that they would leave Taftan tomorrow.
Murad Ali Shah also instructed officials to track and test anyone who has come in contact with the patient.
Sindh’s Ministry of Health said Pakistan found the sixth coronavirus case in Karachi on Thursday. The department said the 69-year-old patient had traveled to Iran and returned to Pakistan on February 25.
He said patients were sent to isolation units in government hospitals and their families were isolated at home, and added that health officials would regularly check the health of the family.
Pakistan confirmed the first new corona virus in the port city of Karachi on 26 February and a 22-year-old man who recently visited Iran was infected.
The new virus is reportedly first in December of last year in Wuhan, China, and has claimed more than 3,200 lives worldwide.
After the outbreak spread to stock markets in sub-Saharan Africa and around the world, the World Health Organization raised the global virus risk to the highest level last week.
The pandemic caused global panic after killing more than 2,700 people worldwide (mostly in China) and killing more than 80,000 people worldwide. Iran has become an important hotspot with 139 reported cases and 19 deaths.
The virus causes people to develop pneumonia, causing them to cough, have a fever and have difficulty breathing. The virus originated in a moist market in Wuhan and has spread to Europe and South Asia.