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Federal govt establishes laboratory in GB to test coronavirus


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

17th Mar, 2020. 08:27 pm
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Federal Government has established the laboratory to test coronavirus suspects has been made operational in Gilgit-Baltistan.

According to the details, Secretary Health Rashid Ali told our Gilgit correspondent on Tuesday that Federal Government has also provided kits.

Meanwhile, 298 zaireen who arrived at Skardu have been shifted isolation centers in Shigar, Ghanche and Kharmong for two weeks.

The samples of five suspected zaireen have been sent to NIH.

PM Imran Khan chairs cabinet meeting over COVID-19

Earlier, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan chaired the federal cabinet meeting via video link on today (Tuesday).

The meeting reviewed the situation arising from coronavirus spread in the country as well as the current political, economical situation.

As a preventive measure against the coronavirus, the cabinet members participated in the meeting through the video link.

The federal cabinet discussed a two-point agenda during the meeting.

Sources said the cabinet discussed the overall political, economical situation of the country.

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