KARACHI: A doctor at Karachi’s Abbasi Shaheed Hospital contracted the coronavirus on Saturday, confirmed the hospital administration.
The administration said that after the doctor tested positive for the virus, the rest of the staff working alongside her were also being tested to determine whether they had been infected or not.
It was learnt that the female doctor’s husband, who is also a doctor at the Civil Hospital Karachi, had contacted the virus earlier. Hospital authorities suspected the doctor had contracted the virus from her husband.
The administration of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital said that the staff, who came into contact with the doctor in question, have been asked to go into isolation.