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IG Sindh Mushtaq Mahar Issues Alert For Police In Wake of Deadly Coronavirus


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Mar, 2020. 12:05 pm
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IG Sindh

Inspector General Sindh Mushtaq Mahar in wake of possible spread of an epidemic coronavirus has issued an alert for police staff.

As per details, office of IG Sindh issued statement  on Thursday.

IG has directed all the police personnel to adopt precautions for the disease.

As per the instructions the policemen should use mask and keep at a distance of three feet from your colleagues during the duty.

They instructed to keep yourself clean at the public venues and avoid hand shake and embracing each other.

Globally, the virus has killed more than 4,500 people and infected over 124,000.

The number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus ‘COVID-19’ infections in Pakistan risen to 20 after Gilgit-Baltistan reported its second patient on Wednesday.

Karachi the worst affected city so far, with 15 of the total confirmed cases. Of the remaining, two cases reported in Gilgit-Baltistan and one case reported each in Islamabad, Hyderabad and Quetta.

Quetta’s first coronavirus case is out of danger and undergoing treatment, reported Geo News on Thursday.

According to Dr Sadiq Baloch, the patient, a 12-year-old, is tested every 24 hours.

The boy had travelled to Taftan with his parents. The parents also screened and reported to test negative for the virus.

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