DERA GHAZI KHAN: As many as 247 pilgrims, commuting in 30 buses coming back from Iran to Taftan border, have entered the province and arrived at Bawata verify put up in Dera Ghazi Khan. Khan on Thursday morning, the place the pilgrims stayed for some time.
Multan Well being Division Chief Govt Officer Dr Syed Munawar Abbas mentioned as many as 1,270 passengers have been screened for coronavirus however not one of the passengers confirmed any signs of the infectious illness.
The pilgrims have been supplied with meals, juice, mineral water and different important objects.
After a brief keep, a convoy of 30 buses of pilgrims, arriving below the supervision of rangers, border navy police, Punjab Police and district administration reached Multan by way of Bawata, Rakhi Raj, Sakhi Sarwar, and Dera Ghazi Khan.
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All pilgrims have been being accommodated on the quarantine centres, arrange on the Labour Advanced.
The pilgrims have been being supplied with lodging and meals by the administration and authorities of Punjab.
Along with this, a screening and testing means of pilgrims who arrived in Multan had additionally been began.
The Chief Govt Officer and different officers had been monitoring pilgrims’ checkups and different associated issues.
The focal particular person of Well being division Dr Mohammad Syed mentioned that samples of 549 out of the 829 pilgrims, who stayed in quarantine centres, had been despatched to the laboratory.
“Out of these 549 samples, 249 test reports had been received so far and up to 60 cases were reported positive.”
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, March 21st, 2020.