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Thirteen Hundred Pakistani citizens arrived back home from Iran


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

02nd Mar, 2020. 11:23 am
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Around Thirteen Hundred more Pakistani citizens arrived back home and eight Iranian citizens returned after immigration process at Pak-Iran border in Taftan.

It was reported that the returning Thirteen Hundred Pakistani citizens screened by health teams deputed on Pak-Iran border in Taftan.

Levies officials confirmed that pilgrims referred to quarantine and later allowed for traveling while other people allowed to proceed towards their destinations.

On the other hand  as a preventive measure against COVID-19, Pakistan has decided to keep the Chaman border shut from March 2 till March 9.

The border to shut in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus on both sides of the boundary.

Automatic thermal scanners installed at four airports of Pakistan to check the symptoms of coronavirus in the passengers arriving from abroad.

As per details, media reports said

Automatic thermal scanners installed at four airports of Pakistan to check the symptoms of coronavirus in the passengers arriving from abroad.

The scanners installed at Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.

Medical teams deployed at the airports have so far scanned more than 600,000 passengers arriving by international flights.

Initially, a thermal scanner installed at Islamabad International Airport (IIA) after which Jinnah International Airport Karachi, Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar also provided with the machines.

Installation of the thermal scanners will help the health authorities complete the scanning of passengers in a shortest possible time.

Passengers and crew members of all international flights scanned for symptoms of coronavirus and suspected passengers quarantined and later shifted to government hospitals for further treatment.

The government has imported five latest scanners, four of which installed in the airports while the remaining one kept at a standby.

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