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Coronavirus: Government introduces helpline in 7 different languages


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

31st Mar, 2020. 07:29 pm
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Coronavirus: Government introduces helpline in 7 different languages

The federal government has set up a WhatsApp helpline in seven languages to spread necessary information regarding coronavirus across the country.

According to details, the federal government has launched a WhatsApp helpline to spread awareness in seven different languages, taking another step to cope with the challenge of coronavirus.

The helpline service is in seven different language including English, Urdu, Punjabi, Pushto, Sindhi, Balochi and Kashmiri languages.

Citizens can send whatsapp message on 092-300-111-1166, to get the latest updates about the coronavirus and information about the nearby laboratory for COVID-19 test.

The confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has reached 1,865, according to the National Command and Control Centre.

According to the details, there are 652 cases in Punjab, 625 in Sindh, 221 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 153 in Balochistan, 58 in Islamabad, 148 in Gilgit Baltistan and 6 cases in Azad Kashmir.

The number of patients recovered from the virus stands at 57.

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Whereas, 25 Pakistanis lost their lives and 11 remain critical in different hospitals, according to the national dashboard.

61 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) detected in Sindh on Tuesday morning.

Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho said so far 294 cases of COVID-19 have been tested positive in Karachi, with 45 new cases.

57 in Hyderabad and two cases reported in Jamshoro and one in Jacobabad.

The minister said out of 627 cases 41 have fully recovered and discharged from the hospitals.

The province has conducted a total of 5,945 tests.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced establishment of youth force and public fund during his address to the nation to battle with coronavirus pandemic across the country.

PM Imran Khan said the world is fighting a war against coronavirus pandemic and Pakistan is also resisting the spread of the virus by utilising all available resources.

PM Khan said Corona Relief Tiger Force will comprise of young doctors, drivers and people from any field which would utilize to provide food and essential commodities to the areas likely to face lockdown.

The force will also guide people for self-isolation inside their houses.

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