Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry has decided to go on quarantine for 3 days as a precautionary measure.
He is currently in the United States of America but on returning back to Pakistan he has said that he would maintain isolation for three days as a precautionary step.
It is expected that he would be returning to Pakistan tonight.
The same decision was made by the Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi when he returned from China in the middle of rising coronavirus cases. He decided to isolate himself on Wednesday for five days. Although he is healthy he volunteered to quarantine in order to spread awareness.
This deadly disease has taken 10,000 lives and a quarter-million people are infected with it in almost 150 countries all over the globe including the Islamic Republic of Pakistan where the number of cases has risen to over 450, Province Sindh having the worst hit.
On the other hand, another decision has bee taken place for the transformation of the Karachi Airport hotel into a quarantine centre. This announcement was made by the CEO of PIA, Arshad Malik on Friday.