LDA official defeats coronavirus

He was twice tested for the symptoms, both reports confirmed that the officer had fully recovered


APP May 03, 2020
PHOTO: AFP/FILE

LAHORE: A Covid-19-affected deputy director (DD) of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) was discharged on Saturday from the Expo Centre Field Hospital, Johar Town, after the last two test reports of the officer were negative.

According to the LDA spokesperson, the officer remained under treatment for over two weeks. He was twice tested for the symptoms of coronavirus but both reports confirmed that the officer had fully recovered from the deadly virus.

The family members of the victim said that the efforts of the health professionals of the Punjab government for the recovery and recuperation of the affected-officer were commendable.

The spokesperson added that, on the instructions of LDA Director General (DG) Ahmed Aziz Tarar, 23 other LDA officers, who had interacted with the coronavirus-affected deputy director, were tested for symptoms of coronavirus but their reports were negative.  

Published in The Express Tribune, May 3rd, 2020.

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