FAISALABAD-Doctors have confirmed about the first Congo virus case reported in Faisalabad on Sunday.

Rashid Ali, 20, brought to a private ward of the Civil Hospital Faisalabad three days ago, where doctors tested the patient and sent his blood samples to Islamabad.

The doctors on Sunday confirmed that the patient is having Congo virus. According to the doctors, condition of the patient is critical as the number of his platelets has decreased to 5000.

Meanwhile, Executive District Officer (EDO) Health Nawazish Goraya also confirmed the patient as having the disease.