Coronavirus Selfie: 6 Pakistani officials suspended after taking selfie with COVID-19 patient

Even officials in Pakistan were not spared from facing sanctions for taking a selfie with their colleague who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
They were revenue officials from the different areas of the district in Sindh province.
The deputy commissioner of Khairpur issued their suspension on Sunday.
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According to reports by Dawn news, they identified the positive case of COVID-19 as Irshad Ali Rajpar, who recently returned from Iran.
Pakistan’s officials immediately acted upon reports from social media on the selfie photo.
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Sindh province was already placed on a 15-day lockdown.
There are now 803 cases there including 352 from Sindh and their death toll stands at five.

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