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Abbasi Shaheed Hospital’s emergency ward sealed as doctor contracts coronavirus

ASH happens to be one of Karachi's biggest public hospitals!

Abbasi-Shaheed-HospitalAbbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) has been sealed after a doctor tested positive for coronavirus - OyeYeah News

The emergency department of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) has been sealed on Sunday after a doctor tested positive for coronavirus.

ASH happens to be one of Karachi’s biggest public hospitals!

According to a senior official at the hospital, the chief medical officer (CMO) at ASH tested positive for Covid-19.

Dr. Saleem Shaikh, an additional police surgeon at the hospital added that the emergency department was sealed around 3 pm after the doctor’s test came back positive.

According to data shared by the National Emergency Operation Centre earlier this week, at least 253 healthcare providers and medical workers have been infected with the coronavirus in Pakistan so far.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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