PIA staffer quarantined over suspicion of coroanvirus

By: News Desk      Published: 01:35 AM, 23 Mar, 2020
PIA staffer quarantined over suspicion of coroanvirus

A suspected patient of COVID-19 has been shifted to the hospital who is a staff member of the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the spokesperson said on Sunday.

A senior technician of PIA engineering department in Peshawar has been quarantined over suspicions of coronavirus as his body temperature was detected above average during routine screening. According to the spokesperson, other crew members of flight were also grounded who have been deployed on a PIA flight. The suspected coronavirus patient will be kept in the hospital until his test reports are received by the management.

Moreover, the management has started searching the persons who have come into contact with the suspected staffer besides conducting medical examination of the flight crew and people stayed at the hostel, the spokesperson added.