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Two doctors fighting at frontline tested positive for coronavirus at DG Khan

Two doctors fighting at frontline tested positive for coronavirus at DG Khan
March 27, 2020
DERA GHAZI KHAN (92 News) – Two Pakistani doctors including a female, who are fighting on the frontline against coronavirus, have tested positive for the coronavirus in Punjab’s Dera Ghazi Khan. This was confirmed by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department spokesperson of the on Friday. Both the doctors were working at the DG Khan quarantine centre, one in the isolation ward and the other in the main quarantine centre. Punjab Healthcare Secretary Muhammad Usman said both the doctors, Dr Osama and Dr Saba, were out of danger and being kept in isolation. The secretary said doctors and paramedical staff are the pride of the nation as they are fighting the deadly coronavirus at the frontlines. The spokesperson also said the nation is indebted to the doctors, nurses and paramedical staff who are working on the frontline to combat the coronavirus. The number of total coronavirus (COVID) cases crossed 1,200 in Pakistan till Friday morning while nine people have died till now. According to National Command and Control Authority, the nationwide tally of COVID-19 patients soared past 1,235 with 429 cases in Sindh, 408 in Punjab, 131 in Balochistan, 147 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 91 in Gilgit Baltistan, 27 in Islamabad and two in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Seven patients are in critical condition, while 23 patients have recovered from the infection. The virus claimed Pakistan’s ninth life on March 25 in Islamabad. On the other hand, 25 patients have fully recovered. Since the situation remains fluid, the stats are changing fast and we’re updating them accordingly.