- He is the first one to have been infected in Pakistan with no travel history.
- The 52-year-old patient arrived from Islamabad two days ago.
The Sindh Health Department announced on Friday another confirmed case of the coronavirus.
The patient is a 52-year-old who returned from Islamabad two days ago. The department further said that the patient was tested positive on Friday.
"This brings the total number of cases to 15 in Sindh out of which 13 are in stable condition & 2 have been discharged," Sindh Health Department added.
This latest case is the first case in Pakistan as the patient has had no travel history.
#Sindh Health Department has a new cases of #CoronaVirusPakistan The 52 year old patient arrived from Islamabad 2 days ago & was tested positive today. This brings the total number of cases to 15 in Sindh out of which 13 are in stable condition & 2 have been discharged.
— Health and Population Welfare Department, Sindh (@SindhHealthDpt) March 13, 2020
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has decided to keep educational institutions across the province closed until May 31. Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani said that matric examinations for ninth and 10th grade, which were to start on March 16 have also been suspended.