Federal health ministry has recently confirmed the presence of a new coronavirus variant in Pakistan and said that the authorities were closely monitoring the cases by using a modern surveillance system.
It stated that the health authorities were using a modern surveillance system to hold close monitoring of the developments of the new variant of the coronavirus.
Studies also found that the new variant binds more strongly and readily to human cells.
Lockdown measures in England will be extended to counter the rapidly growing number of cases of a new variant of COVID-19
Health Agency official Sara Byfors told a news conference the traveller had been isolating and that no further positive cases had so far been detected.
'A new and potentially even more infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found in Britain in cases linked to South Africa'
CAA imposed travel restrictions on UK to Pakistan flights due to a newly detected COVID variant which is confirmed to be 70 per cent more transmittable