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March 31, 2020

Polyclinic COVID-19 tally reaches five

National

March 31, 2020

Islamabad: Another senior staff member of the Federal Government Polyclinic, the capital city's second largest government hospital after PIMS, has been diagnosed with coronavirus. The new COVID-19 confirmed case is an assistant executive director. Now, the hospital's tally of virus cases has reached five. Among them are three doctors and two janitors.

Many doctors and relevant staff members have been quarantined in a facility of the H-9 sector for being suspected of carrying the virus, while the hospital's outdoor patient department services have been suspended. Samples from the suspected cases have been sent to the National Institute of Health for testing. It is not known where the first Polyclinic confirmed case contracted the virus from