22 years, old patient from Karachi defeated Coronavirus successfully

Web DeskSenior Editor

06th Mar, 2020. 09:37 pm
coronavirus

22 years old patient, who is supposed to be the first victim of the novel coronavirus in Pakistan has successfully recovered against the disease.

Sindh health department confirmed that the first patient of coronavirus, who was admitted to a Karachi hospital on February 26, will be released from the hospital on Saturday because he has fully recovered.

In a statement, the health department said that the patient was kept in quarantine for at least 10 days. He was cleared Friday afternoon after testing negative.

“He was cleared by the authorities and was allowed to go home,” the statement said.

At least five more patients of the coronavirus are still under treatment. Two of them are in Karachi, two in Islamabad and one in Gilgit-Baltistan.

The sixth case of the coronavirus was reported in Karachi on Wednesday. The patient is a 69-year-old male, who had recently returned from Iran.

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