US diplomat tested positive for coronavirus at Islamabad airport

By: News Desk      Published: 10:35 AM, 21 Mar, 2020
US diplomat tested positive for coronavirus at Islamabad airport

An American diplomat was driven away into the US embassy in Islamabad after symptoms of coronavirus were found in him following tests at the airport on Saturday.

According to a private TV channel, the American diplomat arrived at Islamabad International Airport from Doha via flight QR-632. The medical staff deployed at the airport screened him for coronavirus and found symptoms in him, said the documents.

The officials of the US embassy then drove the diplomat away from the airport to the mission.

Quoting sources, the TV channel said that the embassy officials intend to keep the diplomat in isolation at the embassy.