Fourth coronavirus case surfaces in Bajaur; village sealed
PESHAWAR: A village in Bajaur tribal district was sealed on Wednesday after emergence of a confirmed coronavirus case.
According to details, Zahir Shah, resident of Bandgai, tehsil Utmankhel, was diagnosed with COVID-19. After emergence of the new case, a police team led by Assistant Sub-Inspector Dost Muhammad immediately arrived in the area and sealed the village.
Health officials said the person had come back from Raiwind after attending a Tableeghi congregation. The administration has sealed the village as a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of coronavirus in the area.
It was the fourth case of coronavirus reported in Bajaur during last four days, health department said. On Tuesday, the third case in Bajaur surfaced from Salarzai tehsil.
The infected person, 22-year-old Hanifullah, was a male nurse and he had returned from Karachi. His test was taken to Karachi before departure for Bajaur. On Tuesday, it was confirmed that he was infected by coronavirus. – APP