KARACHI                 –                 Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has mentioned that 208 pa­tients of coronavirus, together with 57 in Karachi and 151 at Sukkur are underneath remedy.

“The situation is not so serious, yet it is worrisome and we must adopt precautionary measures to stop its further spreads in our cities.”

He gave these remarks whereas presiding over 21st Job Power assembly on coronavirus. The assembly was attended by provin­cial ministers Dr Azra Pechuho, Saeed Ghani, Nasir Shah, Murtaz Wahab, Mayor Waseem Akhtar, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, IG Sindh Mushtaq Maher, PSCM Sa­jid Jamal Abro, House Secretary Usman Chachar, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahalwani, Sec­retary Finance Hassan Naqvi, Dr Bari of Indus Hospital, Dr Faisal of Aga Khan, Faisal Edhi, Mush­taq Chhapra, DG PDMA Salman Shah, Focal Individual MB Dhare­jo, representatives of Corps 5, Rangers, WHO, CAA, Airport and immigration/FIA.

The chief minister was advised that the samples of 303 pilgrims of Taftan /Sukkur had been taken for take a look at, of them 151 got here out as destructive whereas 151 had been diag­nosed as optimistic and one end result was pending.

Equally, 573 samples of Kara­chi and different districts had been tak­en, of them 516 had been declared as destructive and 57 as optimistic. At this the chief minister mentioned that it means we had 208 coronavirus-sicken individuals.

At current 57 sufferers in Ka­rachi are underneath remedy whereas 151 are being handled in Sukkur.


Commissioner Sukkur Shafiq Mahesar advised the chief min­ister that 757 pilgrims from Taftan have arrived at Sukkur in 18 buses they usually all have been despatched to their rooms the place fruits, water had already been positioned. The chief minister advised the commissioner to start out col­lecting their samples and ship them to Karachi for take a look at.


The assembly was advised that the federal government hospitals work­ing throughout Sindh had reported 1,874 suspects/pneumonia pa­tients, of them 28 sufferers had been examined.

wThe personal hospitals of the province reported 702 suspects with samples of pneumonia, of them eight had extreme signs of pneumonia and their assessments had been being performed.



The chief minister was advised {that a} new batch of 10,660 pil­grims have arrived from Saudi Arabia. The immigration authori­ties have supplied their record to the well being division.

The chief minister directed well being division to ship them messges on their cell phones with the recommendation to remain in isola­tion at their residence and in case of sumptoms they need to inform the well being division. He added that they’ve to finish 14 days in isolation.


The assembly was additionally advised that 44 pilgrims have returned from Iran illegally and had reached Turbat the place they’ve been stopped. The chief minister di­rected deputy commissioner Kambar-Shahdadkot to obtain them in his limits after which ship them to Sukkur for remedy.


Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shahalwani mentioned that on the in­structions of the chief minister he had spoken with the federal authorities to arrange isolation heart and discipline hospital at Expo Heart. The federal authorities has agreed in precept and few formalities had been pending there which might be accomplished by the late night.

The chief minister directed the commissioner to make essential preparations for beds and different required equipments for expo cen­ter. “This would turn to be a good facility in center of the city,” he mentioned. The commissioner additionally mentioned that at his management room, he has acquired 866 complaints, includ­ing 139 on WhatsApp quantity.


DG PDMA Salman Shah advised the chief minister that he has began registeration pf voluteers to as­sist the PDMA in aid work throughout Sindh. He mentioned that 1000 volunteers have gotten themselves registered with PDMA on its web site.

The chief minister mentioned that the folks of Sindh had been dem­onstrating a really accountable at­titude. ‘I’m fairly glad that ev­eryone is cooperating in his personal degree and capability,” he mentioned and added it was fairly encouraging.