After the confirmation of two positive cases of coronavirus in Pakistan, the authorities have tried to control the situation and did all the precautionary measures to avoid COVID-19, a disease caused by a coronavirus.
However, on Tuesday Pakistan has confirmed its fifth case of the novel coronavirus in the country.
The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr. Zafar Mirza tweeted about the confirmation of the fifth case in the country,
He wrote, “We have now the fifth confirmed case of COVID19 in federal areas. The patient is stable and is being managed well.”
He also advised the media persons to respect the privacy of the sufferer and his family.
He said, “I request the media to respect the privacy of the patient and the family.”
234/ We have now 5th confirmed case of #COVID19 in federal areas. Patient is stable and is being managed well. I request the media to respect the privacy of the patient and the family.
— Zafar Mirza (@zfrmrza) March 3, 2020
According to National Institutes of Health (NIH), the newly tested patient belonged to Gilgit Baltistan and recently returned from Iran. She is 45-year-old woman.
According to the health department officials, the patient is taken really care of and is kept in the private ward. Moreover, the authorities have also conducted tests of her family members.