Third corona suspected patient sent to Peshawar

CHITRAL: Another suspected coronavirus patient, third from Chitral, has been sent to Peshawar for test as the two districts have no testing facility.

Police outside residence of the suspected patient.–GH Fraooqui

Iqbal Murad from Torkhow, who is settled in Bakrabad, told ChitralToday that his nephew Hanifullah, 20, a first year student of Govt Degree College Chitral, had gone to Karachi for treatment of epilepsy. He returned a few days ago and was suffering from flu and body pain.

He was taken to DHQ hospital from where he was sent to Peshawar. He said his family members were now put on quarantine and police were guarding the house.

Earlier, two suspected patients were separately shifted to Peshawar for Covid-19 test from Chiral. The first one tested negative while the results of the second and third are awaited.



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