Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus: Pakistan confirms two cases of Covid-19

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Filed on February 27, 2020 | Last updated on February 27, 2020 at 05.43 am
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The information regarding the same has been confirmed by Pakistan's State Minister of Health.

Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Pakistan.

According to a report by Geo News, the information regarding the same was confirmed by Zafar Mirza, the State Minister of Health of Pakistan, formerly Director Health System, World Health Organization.

"I can confirm first two cases of coronavirus in Pakistan. Both cases are being taken care of according to clinical standard protocols & both of them are stable. No need to panic, things are under control. I will hold press conference tomorrow on return from Taftan", he said in a tweet on his official account.

A spokesperson for the Sindh health department had earlier confirmed the first coronavirus case in the country. The 22-year-old had arrived in the country on a flight from Iran, from where he reportedly acquired the virus.  

The patient and his family were admitted to a private hospital in quarantine conditions.

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