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Pakistan's first confirmed case of coronavirus reported in Karachi: Sindh Health Dept
The first positive case of the coronavirus in Pakistan has been reported in Karachi, a spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department confirmed on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old male patient, identified as Yahya Jaffri, travelled to Iran where he acquired the virus, Media Coordinator to the Health and Population Welfare Minister Meeran Yousuf said in a statement.
The patient travelled from Iran to Karachi by plane. He and his family have been placed in quarantine and the Health Department is in the process of examining all the passengers that he travelled with.
Those who have recently returned from China, Iran or a country where COVIDー19 is prevalent, please call 1166: Dr Mirza.
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