LAHORE                   –                Punjab authorities on Wednesday has confirmed 33 sufferers of coronavirus throughout the province.

Chief Minister  Punjab in his tweeted message stated, “I can confirm that there are 33 confirmed #COVID19 patients in Punjab. 20 Zaireen quarantined in DG Khan tested positive & have been shifted to hosiptal. 6 patients in Lahore, 5 in Multan and 2 in Gujrat are also under treatment. Best possible facilities r being provided to them.”

Earlier, the chief minister chaired the assembly of provincial apex committee.

In response to an official handout, the assembly determined to make preparations to quarantine 5 thousand individuals in DG Khan, Bahawalpur and Multan.

Addressing the assembly, the chief minister emphasised that extraordinary steps have been required to take care of the bizarre scenario and reiterated the federal government would go to each extent to save lots of the lives of the individuals. “There is no option except to win the war against coronavirus and both political as well as military leadership is on one page to deal with this pandemic”, he added. He maintained that each phase of the society ought to play its position for successfully coping with the coronavirus.

Usman Buzdar reiterated that the Well being Division might be supplied with each potential useful resource to take care of the coronavirus risk including that these steps had been taken to guard the individuals.

The assembly was attended by Corps Commander Lahore Lt. Gen. Majid Ehsan, Normal Officer Commanding 10-Division Maj. Gen. Muhammad Aneeq-ur-Rehman Malik, DG Rangers Punjab Maj. Gen. Muhammad Amir Majeed, Legislation Minister Raja Basharat, Well being Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid, Chief Secretary, IG Police, ACS (House) and excessive degree civil and navy officers.

The assembly reviewed the steps being taken to take care of coronavirus, in addition to the longer term roadmap, and determined to successfully implement the motion plan towards coronavirus. The contributors expressed the dedication to make the most of all potential sources for saving the individuals from coronavirus.

The assembly additionally contemplated over the proposal to arrange quarantine facility in Taftaan by the Punjab authorities and one other proposal was additionally reviewed to alter Hajj Terminal in Lahore as a quarantine centre for the suspected passengers. ACS (House) and well being secretaries briefed about coronavirus associated scenario and precautionary measures.

The navy management assured their full cooperation to the civil authorities. The assembly determined that governmental steps might be applied in letter and spirit for security from coronavirus and any violation wouldn’t be tolerated. It was agreed to make the most of collective efforts to implement the selections made within the assembly. It was additionally determined to make the screening and motion system at entry factors of Punjab more practical.

Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Majid Ehsan, whereas addressing the assembly, stated that Punjab authorities was taking efficient steps for coping with coronavirus. “We are extending cooperation to the government at every level to overcome the crisis. It is a national cause and we will fully support the civil government”, he stated. The assembly was instructed that the variety of coronavirus sufferers had elevated to 1 hundred and 98 thousand internationally and there have been 239 confirmed sufferers in Pakistan 


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