Coronavirus: Pakistani Embassy issues advisory for its citizen in China

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

25th Jan, 2020. 08:05 pm

Pakistan Embassy in China issued an advisory to Pakistani community and students in Wuhan – China to remain cautious from the outbreak of novel coronavirus.

According to an advisory on its website here, the Pakistan Embassy has also asked them to comply with the efforts of the Chinese health authorities for curbing the spread of the virus and understand the prevention and control measures and not to leave the city without any particular reason.

Pakistani community in China is asked to remain vigilant and adopt good personal hygiene practices as instructed by the Chinese Health Ministry in view of the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

Advisory also reads that the embassy would continue remaining in touch with community members and Pakistani students in Wuhan.

Pakistani embassy also urged its citizen that in case of any reports of viral infection, they are requested to cooperate with local health authorities and share immediately the complete information with Pakistan’s Embassy for assistance.

The students of Pakistan are facing the issue of visa expiry may inform their respective universities under intimation to Pakistan’s Embassy.

It may be mentioned here that noting the increase in the number of cases and confirmation of human-to-human transmission after the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan, Ministry of Health of China has put in additional precautionary measures to reduce the risks associated with the viral infection.

The local government of Wuhan has announced that all public transportation in the city including long-distanced traveling shall remain temporarily suspended till further instructions.

All flights and trains scheduled to depart from Wuhan would remain canceled to reduce the risk of spreading the new virus.

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