According to the sources, As many as 18 passengers have tested positive for coronavirus after undergoing rapid antigen tests upon their arrival at Karachi airport.
As per details, 16 out of 18 infected passengers have landed in Karachi via a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-9732 from Jeddah, whereas, the remaining 2 coronavirus-positive passengers came from Dubai via EK-600.
The sources said that the coronavirus-positive passengers include 17 men and a woman who have been sent to their homes for a mandatory 10-day quarantine.
It must be noted that earlier on January 12, the NCOC had decided to revise the quarantine policy for inbound passengers as the federal authorities had cancelled their central quarantine policy for inbound passengers and prepared new guidelines for coronavirus-positive passengers arriving in Pakistan.
The forum had issued a set of new instructions to the ministries of foreign affairs, interior and health, The new instructions had also been notified to all 4 provinces and Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).
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