Double Click 728 x 90
Double Click 900 x 250

Punjab is fully prepared to tackle Coronavirus says Gov Spokesperson


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

28th Feb, 2020. 03:01 pm
Double Click 160 x 600
New wave of COVID-19 in China, lockdown in Jilin city

Punjab govt spokesperson Nadeem Qureshi said on Friday that the Punjab is fully prepared to combat the spread of Coronavirus in the province.

As per details he said Punjab is fully prepared to combat the spread of Coronavirus.

All possible measures were being taken by Punjab govt to counter the spread of coronavirus.

While Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is himself monitoring all preparations.

He appealed the nation not to spread panic and fake news on social media about the coronavirus

He said this panic will not be in better interest of the country.

Instead of creating panic or worrying, people should take precautions, he said.

Nadeem Qureshi urged the people to visit hospitals if they start experiencing any of the symptoms.

Special Assistant on National Health Services, Dr Zafar Mirza on Thursday night said that both patients of coronavirus in the country are stable and improving.

In a tweet, he said contacts of patients have been traced and tested and found negative.

Meanwhile, the family members of a Karachi student diagnosed with the disease tested negative on Thursday, the Sindh Health Department said. Three members of the 22-year-old confirmed as infected with the virus tested negative for the presence of the disease at a Karachi hospital.

Subsequently, they were released from the hospital. The first case of COVID-19 emerged in Karachi, a citizen who returned from Iran along with two of his friends was tested positive for the virus.

The second patient, identified in Islamabad, was shifted to quarantine in the capital’s Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).

The 22-year-old patient confirmed as infected with the coronavirus in Karachi had been taking his regular classes after returning to Pakistan from Iran, said Karachi University (KU) spokesperson today.

Double Click 300 x 250

Download BOL News App for latest news