First case of coronavirus confirmed in District Mardan

Mohammad Riaz Mayar

MARDAN: The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Mardan district here on Wednesday.

Sources said that a 50 years old man identified as Sadat Khan resident of Manga village Charsadda road who was recently came back from Saudi Arabia.

The mentioned person was shifted to Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) in critical condition. Sources added that the blood sample of the patient was sent for test to National Institute of Health.

The SARS-Cov-2 of the patient has been diagnosed positive.

Hospital officials  confirmed  that the patient was admitted at isolation room.

Sources added that seven other suspected patients were admitted at MMC however they were discharged when their text came negative.