The Indian High Commission said in a tweet that it is clarified that the woman’s report in the RT-PCR test has been negative.
Indian High Commission in Pakistan (Facebook)
The Indian High Commission in Islamabad on Monday reacted to the news that it was said that an officer’s wife has been found infected with Coronavirus. The High Commission said that the women concerned have been found ‘negative’ in the RT-PCR investigation report after reaching Islamabad and Lahore.
The High Commission of India said in a tweet that the RAT investigation of the wife of an officer of the High Commission of India has made it clear that the report of the RT-PCR investigation has made it negative. This investigation was done on reaching Islamabad. At the same time, RT-PCR report came negative in Lahore.
In response to media reports that spouse of an official of the Indian High Commission tested + for Covid on RAT, it is clarified that said individual has tested NEGATIVE for Covid on RT-PCR, conducted on arrival in Islamabad. RT-PCR in Lahore, as per reports, was also NEGATIVE.
– India in Pakistan (@IndiainPakistan) May 24, 2021
12 officials came to Pakistan including family
The Foreign Office had earlier said that Pakistan has asked 12 Indian High Commission officials to remain in isolation, including family and drivers. Actually, on coming here from India last week, one of these corona virus infection was confirmed.
Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhary said on Sunday that 12 officials and their families had crossed the Wagah border to Pakistan on Saturday (May 22). All 12 officers had investigative reports of corona virus infection but were re-examined under Pakistan’s security protocol.
NCOC advised isolation
According to the spokesperson, an investigation by Pakistan’s health authorities confirmed the infection in the wife of an officer. Pakistan’s top unit ‘National Command and Control Center’ (NCOC) on the global pandemic reviewed the case and advised all officers, their families and drivers to remain in isolation.
The official said that the Indian High Commission has been advised to strictly follow the NCOC guidelines. The newspaper ‘Express Tribune’ quoted official sources as saying that according to the standard operating procedures set between the two countries, if any diplomatic staff or any of their associates were found to be infected, they would be isolated in the same country instead of being sent back to their country. would stay.
He told that Pakistan authorities acted as per law. According to official figures released on Monday, 20,308 people have died due to infection in Pakistan. At the same time, there have been 9,03,599 cases of infection.
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