Pakistani COVID-19 patient says happy to get new life
ISLAMABAD: The primary affected person to get well from the novel coronavirus in Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa says he was lucky to get a brand new lease on life.
Adil Rehman, a 29-year previous businessman from Khyber district, was discharged from the Police Providers Hospital in Peshawar on Tuesday.
“I had no worldwide journey historical past and don’t know the way I used to be contaminated,” Rehman advised Anadolu Company.
“On March 12, initially I had a excessive temperature together with tiredness and physique aches. On the second day, there was extreme ache in my throat.
“As a result of sore throat, I used to be unable to even eat something,” he recalled, including on the third day, he developed a dry cough, and on the fourth day, he skilled problem in respiration.
“Once I felt that my state of affairs had deteriorated, I went to a physician in Peshawar, who instantly referred me to the Police Providers Hospital on March 16, the place they carried out a take a look at and I used to be examined constructive,” Rehman added.
The hospital was the primary facility to be declared an isolation middle for coronavirus sufferers by the provincial authorities.
In keeping with the Well being Ministry, 1,625 instances of the coronavirus have been confirmed within the nation and 18 deaths whereas 28 sufferers have efficiently recovered.
Days in hospital
Rehman spent eight days within the hospital, the place he remained in an isolation room.
“These eight days within the hospital had been very robust, as I used to be even unable to talk with my household as a result of cell phone indicators had been very weak there,” he stated
Nonetheless, he praised the medical doctors and nurses for his or her glorious remedy which helped him get well.
“The hospital administration didn’t permit my household to usher in meals and there additionally weren’t any preparations for wholesome meals, however I had fruits,” he stated.
Referring to his remedy, he stated medical doctors prescribed antibiotics and paracetamol with some injections to regulate his temperature.
Public ought to keep away from panic
In keeping with Rehman, initially he was petrified when he examined constructive as a result of hundreds of individuals throughout the globe had died from the coronavirus, however now he says folks shouldn’t panic.
“I request all folks to please don’t really feel worry. Simply comply with the rules and keep house. If I can get well, different folks also can get well, Inshallah (God keen).”
After being discharged from the hospital, Rehman stayed at house and averted assembly with anybody.
“Now I’m totally recovered. There are not any signs of fever, cough, tiredness or throat an infection, however nonetheless as per the medical doctors’ recommendation, I’m following the rules and staying house in isolation for 5 – 6 extra days.”
The primary demise in Pakistan was additionally reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on March 18 when 50-year-old Saadat Khan, who returned from Saudi Arabia on March 9, died within the hospital.
In keeping with well being authorities, Khan unfold the virus in his village and extra then 40 folks there examined constructive.
Nonetheless, on March 26, the provincial chief minister, Mahmood Khan, introduced that two folks had efficiently recovered.
“There is excellent information. Docs on the Mardan Medical Complicated stated that two shut contacts of Pakistan’s first casualty of the coronavirus, Saadat Khan, recovered from COVID-19 and had been discharged from the hospital Thursday,” the CM tweeted.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to email@example.com