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Coronavirus in Pakistan: Dr. Zafar Mirza confirms 2 more cases

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

29th Feb, 2020. 07:48 pm
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Federal state minister for health Dr. Zafar Mirza has said that two more cases of Coronavirus have reported in Pakistan, while the first two patients are recovering fast.

According to the details,  Prime Minister’s Special Assistant Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and Dr. Zafar Mirza held a joint press conference after the Federal Cabinet meeting on the Coronavirus in Islamabad. Dr. Zafar Mirza, one case has been reported in Sindh and one in the Federal capital, while the two previously reported patients are recovering fast.

He further said that we should not afraid of  Coronavirus, we have to fight against it.

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Dr. Firdous said that report has been summoned from the provincial governments of the arrangements and measures taken for coronavirus in the meeting and we will now work as a team to raise awareness among the public. She said the Ministry of Health was doing every possible thing to curb the virus and She also asked the opposition to refrain from doing politics on such issues.

She said that there is no emergency situation regarding the Coronavirus in Pakistan, while she also urged the media to play its responsible role to spread awareness among the public to take precautionary measures to prevent the virus.

The meeting was attended by top officials including concerned ministries and chief secretaries.

Yesterday the spokesperson for the Baluchistan government Liaquat Shahwani said that 350 pilgrims, have reached Taftan after being permitted to enter from the Pakistan-Iran border.

In a tweet, Liaquat Shahwani further stated “People who came from areas affected by Coronavirus in Iran. They will be kept for ten days in Kurtina and others will be allowed to go after screening only if their tests will be negative.

Earlier State Minister of Health Dr. Zafar Mirza visited the Taftan-Zahdan border to Review the situation of Pakistani pilgrims.

Dr. Zafar Mirza shared a plan according to which Pakistani Zaireens will be gradually allowed to return from Iran in batches after full health screening in the next few days.

“Point of entry is being strengthened. Thanks to all for the hard work!” he added.

State Ministry of Health is also launching an online coronavirus platform for FAQs about the disease.

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Dr. Zafar Mirza urged people to visit the website and also share it with friends and family to spread awareness.

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