The Sindh Health Department on Thursday confirmed about reporting the first Congo virus case in Karachi.
The department revealed that the virus victim, belongs to East District is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Karachi.
It was reported that the condition of the patient is out of danger.
One more affected person from Congo has been transferred from Quetta to Karachi, the Young Doctors Association (YDA) Spokesman Dr. Arif reported.
The number of affectees transferred to Karachi has now increased to 14 including 10 doctors, 3 paramedics, and a staff nurse.
Dr. Arif reported that the condition of five employees of the health department is critical.
He further complained that their fellow workers have been facing a life-and-death situation due to the government’s negligence and irresponsible attitude.
On November 5, a doctor from Quetta, infected with Congo virus passed away while he was being shifted to Karachi for treatment on Sunday.
The health department of Quetta had decided to shift eight of their congo virus patients to Karachi.
It was reported by a junior doctor Dr. Arif that the convoy of ambulances carrying congo virus patients to Karachi, was stopped at Windar for three hours.
He added that the government is not providing any cooperation regarding health facilities.