Shafaqna Pakistan:At least nine members of a family infected with novel coronavirus after they attended a marriage ceremony in Karachi.
According to the details, the nine-member family attended a marriage ceremony, where a woman infected with COVID-19 was also in attendance. The woman had arrived from Saudi Arabia and was diagnosed with the deadly virus.
The coronavirus patient met with the family in the marriage ceremony, infecting all the people with the virus.
After attending the function, symptoms of the coronavirus started appearing in the people. They were tested for coronavirus which came back positive. The family was shifted to the hospital for treatment.
The authorities said that other members of the family have been isolated in the home, adding that they were searching for all the people who had attended the marriage ceremony as they could be potential carriers of the virus.
The federal and provincial have made repeated calls for social distancing and have also imposed partial lockdowns in respective territories in a bid to stop coronavirus.
PM’s aide on health Zafar Mirza said: “I am very hopeful, If we practice social distancing, we will be able to control the pandemic.