41 drivers returning from Afghanistan test positive for coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 03:25 PM, 20 Apr, 2020
41 drivers returning from Afghanistan test positive for coronavirus

As many as 41 Pakistani drivers, who recently returned from Afghanistan, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

These drivers were quarantined at Landi Kotal Boys High School and Girls High School.

Pakistani drivers and cleaners along with their trucks have started arriving back from Spin Boldak, a border town in Kandahar province of Afghanistan, to Chaman.

Chaman security authorities said that disinfection spray is being done on all the arriving trucks and all drivers and cleaners have been put in quarantine.

“As the tests result come in 48 hours, all the drivers with positive tests would be put into 14-day isolation and those with negative test results for seven days.”

The screening of drivers is being conducted while maintaining the physical distance of six feet.