PESHAWAR: The well being division postponed an anti-polio marketing campaign in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Ok-P), because the variety of confirmed coronavirus circumstances within the nation crossed 300.
The marketing campaign was to be launched on March 23 in 5 districts of Ok-P, together with Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshera, Swabi and Mohmand.
The marketing campaign would goal over 13 million kids beneath the age of 5.
In keeping with the polio emergency operation centre, 7,455 groups have been arrange for the marketing campaign.
The well being division postponed the polio marketing campaign till after the coronavirus is contained.
Ok-P studies second COVID-19 fatality, nationwide infections rise to 299
Polio groups tasked to innoculate kids are additionally requested to lift consciousness about precautionary and preventive measures in opposition to the coronavirus epidemic.
The vaccinators distribute pamphlets containing details about the illness, Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar stated.
He was chairing a gathering held to overview coronavirus precautionary measures adopted within the capital.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa authorities has confirmed Pakistan’s first two COVID-19 deaths in Mardan and Peshawar.