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Nazia Gulzar, ex-Senator’s sister, tests positive for coronavirus

Lahore: Nazia Gulzar, a sister of former Senator Waqar Gulzar has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the authorities to conduct tests of multiple people who she had recently met at a gathering of around 60 people.

According to leading English daily Pakistan Today, the woman, a resident of Lahore’s Gulberg area, had attended the gathering at a cafe in the provincial capital of Punjab, sparking fears that other participants might have contracted the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19.

The report said the authorities approached the patient and quarantined her house in order to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.

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The report stated that the patient had got her tests done from a private lab which sent the report to government officials concerned after finding she was infected.

Assisstant Commissioner Zeehshan Ranja, according to Pakistan Today, visited Gulzar House and had a meeting with family of Nazia Gulzar.

Ranjha reportedly confirmed that the woman has been shifted to Mayo Hospital for treatment.

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