A woman passenger of a flight from Dubai found Covid-19 positive in rapid Covid test created scene at Karachi airport, here on Sunday.
“When rapid Covid-19 tests of the passengers of an inbound flight conducted, a woman detected coro-navirus positive,” according to the health depart-ment.
“The passenger found corona positive in test, was infuriated and exchanged hot words with the health department staff at the airport.”
“She refused to go to quarantine as per the SOPs and created a scene at the airport,” health officials stated.
The district administration with assistance from police sent the woman for quarantine to the Sindh Government Hospital.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has allowed space to private airlines in seven large airports of Pakistan to conduct rapid Covid tests for passen-gers.
Antigen test used to be referred to as a rapid test detects protein fragments specific to the Coronavi-rus.
The time for result is as quick as in some cases, results can be reported within 15 minutes, according to experts.