Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said today (April 28) that health professionals who lost their lives in fight against COVID-19 are martyrs.
According to the details, Dr Zafar Mirza said during his press conference in Islamabad that the health professionals who lost their lives will be given a relief package as par with the martyrs of the armed forces.
He also said that protecting the lives of health professionals is the top priority of the administration.
Earlier, Dr. Zafar Mirza visited isolation center for coronavirus patients at PIMS Islamabad today (Saturday) and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements there.
Briefing media officials after his visit, the Dr. Zafar Mirza said appropriate facilities are being provided to the patients, who also were satisfied with the facilities.
He said the number of isolation rooms has been increased from ten to thirty at PIMS and with every passing day facilities are being enhanced.
Expressing solidarity with doctors, nurses and paramedics, Dr. Zafar Mirza said the fight against the pandemic can only be won with efficient working of medical staff and government’s cooperation.
He assured the medical staff that every possible measure will be taken for their personal safety.