Three more staff members of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) test positive for the coronavirus
The affected flight attendants were put into quarantine in a local hotel in Islamabad for two days upon return from Manchester on board a repatriation flight.
During this period, they took a test for the virus, which turned out to be positive.
A spokesperson for PIA confirmed the news saying they were shifted to a hospital for treatment.
Earlier, on April 12, a PIA pilot had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to PIA’s general manager medical service, the pilot had operated a special flight from Pakistan to Toronto on 2nd of April and had arrived homeland on 8th of this month.
He maintained that the pilot was screened for the virus upon arrival.
He also added that the test results of the pilot came out positive and he was declared as infected.