ISLAMABAD: A patient admitted in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) having coronavirus symptoms, was discharged from the hospital after being tested negative on Sunday.
According to sources, the woman was tested twice for the coronavirus and was sent to her home after tested being negative. It is worth to mention here the woman was shifted to PIMS from Rawalpindi on 28 February.
The woman had to spend a week in quarantine at her home, as preventive steps. One more woman had been tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), had authorities confirmed on Saturday.
Officials of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) had confirmed the case and said that the patient was a 30-year-old woman. The officials said that the patient had a travel history of the United States and has returned to Pakistan a few days ago.
The patient’s condition was critical and has been placed on the ventilator, the officials said, adding that the patient was brought to PIMS from a private hospital.
The number of novel coronavirus cases reported 156,533, across the globe with 5,835 deaths, by Saturday.